Turning off telephone service when not in France

For many years we have been using Orange for our internet and home landline. As we are only in France for the summer, they allowed us to turn off the service when we were not there and restore it when we returned, so we only paid for three months a year. Now it is stopping, are there alternatives?

Many of Orange’s customers were taken by surprise when it withdrew this long-standing offer.

A typical customer might suspend their service for six months each year and this loss could add substantially to bills.

While French second property owners will be the majority of those affected, many thousands ...

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