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Orange and itel launch the 4G version of Sanza to generalise mobile internet access in Africa

From December 2019, this mobile phone with voice recognition functionalities will be on offer for around 28 US dollars in seven countries in Africa and the Middle-East

At the AfricaCom international congress, Orange (Orange.com) is partnering with itel (itel-mobile.com), the leading mobile brand in Africa and, once again, with KaiOS Technologies, maker of the leading operating system for smart feature phone KaiOS, to launch a new 4G version of the Sanza Phone, “Sanza XL”. From December 2019,…

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Orange confirms its ambition to achieve digital inclusion for all and opens its second Orange Digital Center in Dakar

Following on from Tunisia, Senegal will be home to the second Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East

Today, in Dakar, Senegal, Orange (Orange.com) is inaugurating its new concept of a place entirely dedicated to innovation, an “Orange Digital Center”. Several personalities attended the launch, including: Ms Ndèye Tické Ndiaye Diop, Minister for the Digital Economy and Telecommunications; Mr Dame Diop, Minister for Employment, Professional Training and Craftsmanship;…

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Orange, a key player engaged in the digital transformation in Africa and the Middle East, launches its first “Orange Digital Centre” in Tunisia

The Orange Digital Centre has been set-up as a centre to provide wide-ranging support for startups

Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching the “Orange Digital Centre” today in Tunis, a place built around a completely new concept and entirely dedicated to innovation. Attending the launch are Anouar Maarouf, Tunisian Minister of Communication Technologies and the Digital Economy, Abdelkoddous Saadaoui, Tunisian Secretary of State for Youth, Alioune Ndiaye, Chief…

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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 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 reinforces its connectivity on the West African Coast through a major investment in the MainOne submarine Cable

The partnership between Orange and MainOne Company will provide for the construction and installation of two new branches and stations

Orange (www.Orange.com)  and MainOne Cable Company (www.MainOne.net) are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement allowing for a major investment by Orange in the West Africa submarine cable system, MainOne. Through this partnership Orange will acquire additional capacity, thereby reinforcing its position in the African telecommunications ecosystem. MainOne’s…

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Applications are now open for the 8th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

This prize, awarded by Orange, rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) which improve the living conditions of people in Africa and the Middle East

The call for applications for the 8th Orange (www.Orange.com) Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East opens today and will run through 31 May 2018, under the “Orange Social Venture Prize” section on the http://EntrepreneurClub.orange.com/en. This prize, awarded by Orange, rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication…

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Orange and Apigate will join forces to launch digital Application Programming Interface (API) hub in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa

Through the partnership being discussed, APIs can be delivered to international and local companies alike, resulting in consolidation of traffic and expansion of reach

Orange (www.Orange.com), one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, and Apigate, a subsidiary of Axiata Digital (www.AxiataDigital.com), announced a new partnership to strengthen their respective API hubs as part of their mutual ambition to advance global digital transformation. Apigate and Orange’s new hub, Bizao (www.Bizao.com) will draw on their respective…

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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, Gavi and Côte d'Ivoire Ministry of Health Join Forces to Boost Child Immunisation

The mobile phone project "M-Vaccin Côte d'Ivoire" will raise awareness of immunisation among parents and communities to increase vaccine coverage in regions with the lowest coverage

Orange (www.Orange.com) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (www.Gavi.org), will enter into a partnership with the Côte d'Ivoire Ministry of Health (www.Sante.gouv.ci) to increase immunisation rates in the regions and districts with the lowest vaccine coverage, it was announced at the World Economic Forum today. The "M-Vaccin Côte d' Ivoire" project…