Eight months after Orange first announced its startup accelerator for Silicon Valley, the telecommunications giant has revealed its expanding the program to France, Japan and Poland.

Orange Fab named its inaugural six startups for the Californian accelerator back in May, and is now looking to tap students, engineers, developers, designers and entrepreneurs in Europe and South East Asia.

The France and Japan accelerators are open for applications imminently, while Poland will follow in the first half of 2014.

Orange | Orange is launching its accelerator programme for startups, in France.