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30 April 2009
Orange and HMV have announced plans for Orange to sell mobile phone handsets and services with a focus on music, gaming and video in HMV high street shops.
Initially, Orange mobile shops will be launched in 15 HMV stores in June 2009, with plans to expand into 100 stores by Christmas.
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Orange to reach high street target
The launch of new shops within HMV stores will help Orange reach a target of growing its high street presence to over 400 stores in UK.
The mobile operator hopes the agreement will help drive the use of video, gaming and music entertainment services on its network.
Tom Alexander, CEO Orange UK, said: ‘Moving beyond mobile and into media and entertainment is a key part of our future’.
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