October 16, 2020 , Shenzhen, China – OPPO announced today that it will cooperate with the world's leading telecom operator Orange (France Telecom) to jointly and innovatively launch a new OPPO Watch equipped with eSIM function, providing European users with a 5G era integration Technology experience. At the same time, OPPO will also work with France Telecom to launch personalized software configuration services, and open market users can also enjoy France Telecom's services. Through cooperation with France Telecom, OPPO has further expanded the European open market and wearable device market, and has gradually become an important participant in the European market.
Wu Qiang, Vice President of OPPO and President of Global Sales, said: "After years of development, OPPO is not only a mobile phone company. Our product line covers the IoT field. At the same time, we are also working with industry partners to develop leading technology solutions. OPPO is very happy to have Opportunity to carry out innovative cooperation with France Telecom to unleash the huge potential of wearable and open markets in Europe and to meet the richer opportunities in the future.
Mr. Philippe Lucas, Executive Vice President of France Telecom’s Customer Equipment and Partnerships, said: “Through the personalized customization provided by France Telecom, users can enjoy France when they purchase equipment from the French Telecom channel or on the open market. A full set of telecommunications services. As a partner of France Telecom, OPPO fully meets the urgent demand for new feature-rich smartphones and wearable devices in the local European market, helping France Telecom provide users with an unparalleled customer experience."
From October 2020, some of OPPO's smartphones on the European open market will be adapted to France Telecom's personalized services, including two new 5G smartphones Reno 4Z 5G and Reno 4 Pro 5G, and an OPPO 4G smartphone A72. After inserting the France Telecom SIM card, users can seamlessly load services such as My Orange/Orange et Moi or Orange TV by writing the card over the air. In addition to smart phones, OPPO will cooperate with France Telecom to launch a new generation of eSIM smart watches OPPO Watch. The introduction of eSIM means that users can directly make independent calls and independent Internet access through OPPO Watch.
In 2019, OPPO started the cooperation process with France Telecom. Relying on strict quality requirements and rich technology accumulation, it achieved the upgrade from storage selection to innovation partners in only two years. Up to now, OPPO has established cooperative relations with major European operators including France Telecom, Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom, etc., and has gradually developed from mobile phone selection and joint marketing to longer-term strategic cooperation goals.