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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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Orange Digital Ventures invests in Africa’s Talking, leading distributor of mobile communication and payment APIs to developers

Upon completion, Africa’s Talking plans to accelerate its internationalisation to support its clients’ expansion strategies

Orange Digital Ventures (www.DigitalVentures.Orange.com) Africa, the Orange (www.Orange.com) investment fund’s new initiative for Africa launched last June, is proud to announce its first investment, helping Africa’s Talking (https://AfricasTalking.com) to raise $8.6 million alongside the IFC World Bank and Social Capital. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa’s Talking is currently the leading company…

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Orange and Vivendi sign a partnership deal with the CanalOlympia cinema network to make the big screen more accessible to all in Africa

As part of this partnership, Orange will offer its “Cinédays” programme in all the CanalOlympia cinemas where Orange is present, i.e. 8 African countries and a dozen multi-purpose cinema and performance venues

Orange (www.Orange.com) and Vivendi (www.Vivendi.com)  have joined forces to meet the expectations of the fast-growing African continent, keen to consume cultural goods and rediscovering, after three decades in which cinemas had all but disappeared, the unique experience of the big screen in the best technical conditions and absolute comfort. CanalOlympia is…

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Orange aims to become a key player in energy transition in Africa and extends its services to five new countries

Committed to providing access to energy for many years, Orange has chosen to contribute to the challenge of electrifying Africa in countries within its footprint

At the Africa CEO Forum, which is currently being held in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Orange (www.Orange.com) confirms its desire to become a key player in the energy transition sector in Africa, by providing services directly to the general public or as a wholesaler to public operators. Orange already provides a…

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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…

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7th edition of the Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize in Africa and the Middle East, Prize List 2017

A new feature in this year’s 7th edition was a national phase during which each of Orange’s 17 subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East taking part in the contest studied the projects submitted in their country and appointed local winners

Yesterday Orange (www.Orange.com) announced the winners of the 7th Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize 2017 in Africa and the Middle East during the AfricaCom Awards in Cape Town, South Africa. Each year this Prize rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) which help improve the living conditions of…

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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…