Apple is in discussions with France’s biggest telecoms operator, Orange, over developing a coronavirus contact tracing app. It is thought the app should be ready by the end of May (via Reuters).
Apple And Orange Meet ‘Almost Every Day’ to Discuss Contact Dressing Tech
Marie-Noelle Jego-Laveissiere, the firm’s Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, gave the end of May as the rough-time at which such an app is likely to be ready.
Furthermore, “there are meetings almost every day,” according to Orange CEO Stephen Richards. “We have a discussion dynamic with Apple that is not bad,” he added.