Stéphane Richard

Microsoft and Orange in Dailymotion talks

Microsoft is talking to Orange about striking a partnership to develop its video site Dailymotion, CEO Stéphane Richard has confirmed to BFM Business radio at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Richard told BFM Business that Orange was engaged in “ongoing discussions, particularly with Microsoft”. While he cautioned that these would not necessarily lead to […]

Orange to invest extra €30m into Dailymotion

Orange’s CEO has confirmed the company will invest a further €30 million (US$39.7 million) in developing video sharing site Dailymotion following its failure to strike a deal with Yahoo! to take a stake in the operation. CEO Stéphane Richard told financial daily Les Echos that Orange had decided to develop the site using internal resources. […]

Orange will look for partner for Dailymotion

Orange plans to invest between €30 and €50 million in Dailymotion and will not divest the online video site in the short term, according to CEO Stéphane Richard. However, it does plan to seek a strategic partner for Dailymotion in the autumn to contribute to its development and, in particular, to help establish it in […]