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Orange launches « Sanza », the phone which democratises access to Internet in Africa

Beginning April 2019, Orange customers in Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire will have access to a new category of smart feature phones powered by KaiOS, the operating system from KaiOS Technologies

At Mobile World Congress, Orange (www.Orange.com) partners with KaiOS Technologies (www.KaiOSTech.com) and UNISOC (www.UNISOC.com) to launch a phone with voice recognition at $US 20 in 16 countries in Africa and the Middle-East : Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry,…

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Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa

Mowali makes it possible to send money between mobile money accounts issued by any mobile money provider, in real time and at low cost

Two of Africa’s largest mobile operators and mobile money providers, Orange Group (www.Orange.com) and MTN Group (www.MTN.com), today announced a joint venture, Mowali (mobile wallet interoperability), to enable interoperable payments across the continent. Mowali makes it possible to send money between mobile money accounts issued by any mobile money provider, in…

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Orange accelerates its multi-service operator strategy in Africa

At AfricaCom, Orange presents its latest innovations to democratise access to smartphones, encourage e-education and support the startup ecosystem

Democratise access to digital In the field of telephony as in many others, Africa has jumped a technological step by moving directly to mobile. The outlook of the smartphone market is still seeing exponential growth. It is estimated that at least 660 million Africans (against 336 million in 2016) will…

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Orange and OpenClassrooms have combined forces to train young Africans in digital technology

Digital training centres will be established based on the OpenClassrooms diploma with “Guaranteed employment” commitment, with the help of local partners

Orange (www.Orange.com) and OpenClassrooms (https://OpenClassrooms.com) are pleased to announce the signing of a broad-based partnership to provide digital training in Africa. Several Orange subsidiaries in Africa are already working on the launch of training centres providing online courses via OpenClassrooms. To rise to the challenge of the digital revolution in…

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Orange announces improved Internet and mobile services connectivity in Africa with the launch of two new IP and IPX Points of Presence in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa

Following the launch of these two new IP and IPX PoPs in South Africa, Orange will now be able to fully address the market’s needs

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com) has opened two very large-capacity IP and IPX Points of Presence (PoP) in South Africa. The facilities, which are located in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa are operational from today and will enhance Internet and mobile connectivity in the region by offering faster connection speeds and…

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Orange launches its brand in Burkina Faso and strengthens its positions in West Africa

Orange will pursue its development in mobile financial services and 3.75G mobile Internet, where it was the first operator to launch and is today the uncontested leader in Burkina Faso

Orange (www.Orange.com), one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, announces today the launch of its brand in Burkina Faso. Less than one year after the closing of the Group’s acquisition of Airtel (http://APO.af/ydedht), together with Orange Côte d’Ivoire, this announcement clearly demonstrates Orange’s ambitions for the West African market. Orange…

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Orange announces the winners of the sixth edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize for Africa and the Middle East

More than 750 candidates responded to the call for projects, which ran from May to September 2016, reflecting the potential of the telecommunications sector to support development in Africa and Middle East in fields as diverse as healthcare, agriculture, education and energy

Orange (www.Orange.com) is announced the winners of the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize for Africa and the Middle East during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony held in Cape Town, South Africa, last night. The prize, which aims to encourage start-ups in Africa to launch innovative projects that promote development, has been…

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Orange completes acquisition of mobile operator Airtel in Sierra Leone

Airtel is the leading mobile operator in Sierra Leone with over 1.3 million customers

Orange (www.Orange.com) announces today that, together with its Senegal-based partner Sonatel, it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Airtel in Sierra Leone. Since the signature of an agreement with Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) BV (“Airtel”) in January 2016, Orange has obtained all the official approbations necessary…

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Orange completes acquisition of mobile operator Airtel in Burkina Faso

Airtel is the 2nd largest mobile operator in Burkina Faso, with close to 4.6 million customers

Orange (www.Orange.com) announces today that, together with its subsidiary Orange Côte d’Ivoire, it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Airtel in Burkina Faso. Since the signature of an agreement with Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) BV (“Airtel”) in January 2016, Orange has obtained all the official approbations…

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Orange announces improved Internet connectivity in the Middle East with the launch of a new IP Point of Presence in Amman, Jordan

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com)  has opened a very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP) in the Middle East. The facility, which is located in Amman, Jordan, is operational from today and will enhance Internet connectivity in the region by offering faster connection speeds and improved reliability for wholesale customers. An IP…