Wanadoo turns into Orange!

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Wanadoo turns into Orange!

Post: # 16324Post : WhizKid :
Thu Jun 01, 2006 10:50 am

Wanadoo has now completed the final process of turning into Orange.

I think this is a really bad move, Wanadoo was so simple and easy to use, now Orange has took over with its horrible design and there is far too many links on the home page. See for yourself: http://www.wanadoo.co.uk

More info can be found here: http://digital-lifestyles.info/display_ ... on&id=2347

Good move or bad move?



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Post: # 16334Post Aspman
Thu Jun 01, 2006 11:32 am

It's French owned, why would you expect something that works?
It'll go on stike soon.
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Post: # 16336Post Shippwreck
Thu Jun 01, 2006 11:46 am

Yep, that hill has suddenly gone very steep...

I heard a little while back that Orange were having troubles in the UK mobile market (rumours, don't know any real facts) so it would make sense for Orange to branch out into other areas, especially noting NTL's recent aquisition of Virgin Mobile.

As for the benefit to Wanadoo and there customers, your guess is as good as mine. I expect they will probably offer some bundle and Orange's service coverage has always been quite good, so we'll see...

All that said it was a surprise to me
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Fri Jun 02, 2006 10:11 am

What's "Wanadoo"? :?

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Fri Jun 02, 2006 10:19 am

xierox wrote:What's "Wanadoo"? :?
It's the spam ISP sign-up link you get on new Compaqs :lol:
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Post: # 16493Post Aspman
Fri Jun 02, 2006 10:20 am

Wanadoo is a big French ISP that bought over the major UK pay as you go ISP FreeServe which was owned by the Dixons (DSG) group.

So for a while Wanadoo was the biggest ISP in the UK and now it will be Orange.
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Post: # 16627Post xierox
Fri Jun 02, 2006 8:34 pm

Thanks. :)

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