France Telecom says Orange has increased its UK customer base from 15.85 million in Q1 2009 to 16.44 million in Q1 2010. Churn has fallen to 18.4%. The proportion of 'contract' customers has grown, while the proportion (and number) of prepay customers has fallen. 43.3% of Orange UK customers now have 'pay monthly' contracts.
Revenue from the UK mobile business is almost unchanged from the same quarter last year, up 0.4% to 1.242 billion Euro. Overall, France Telecom saw revenue of 10.96 billion Euro, down 2.7% year-on-year.