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    Orange and Ecobank launch money transfer service in Africa

    February 5, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange and Ecobank launch money transfer service in Africa

    Orange and pan-African banking group Ecobank have rolled out a service that will enable Orange Money subscribers who also have bank accounts with Ecobank to transfer money between their respective accounts. The service has already been launched in Mali and...

  • Orange reinforces connectivity on the West African Coast

    Orange and USAID to boost mHealth across Africa

    December 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and telco operator Orange revealed a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth) at the Global mHealth Forum in Washington, DC. According to both parties, these mHealth innovations will...

  • Orange reinforces connectivity on the West African Coast

    Africa: Orange Business Services appoints Giorgio Heiman as VP

    November 25, 2014 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa: Orange Business Services appoints Giorgio Heiman as VP

    Orange Business Services, the Orange branch dedicated to B2B services, has announced the appointment of Giorgio Heiman as Vice President of Africa, effective this month. Giorgio will share his time between Geneva and Johannesburg and takes over the leadership...

  • Orange reinforces connectivity on the West African Coast

    Orange to launch new Wi-Fi service in SA

    November 20, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange to launch new Wi-Fi service in SA

    In partnership with the City of Cape Town, telecommunications service provider Orange is currently planning the imminent launch of its new Orange Wi-Fi service, offering Wi-Fi to those living in part of the areas of Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain, in Cape...

  • Orange reinforces connectivity on the West African Coast

    Botswana: Orange & Ericsson partner for improved service

    October 9, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Botswana: Orange & Ericsson partner for improved service

    Orange Botswana has entered into a multi-year managed services agreement with Ericsson. Through this agreement, Ericsson will manage network operations for Orange Botswana. According to both parties, this is an effort by Orange to optimise its network and IT...

  • Satellite Dish

    Orange & Eutelsat ink C-band capacity deal

    October 9, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on Orange & Eutelsat ink C-band capacity deal

    Orange and Eutelsat have inked a multi-year agreement for C-band capacity on the Eutelsat 3B satellite. According to both parties, the initiative is expected to broaden Orange’s satellite capabilities across Africa. According to Orange and Eutelsat, the...

  • Orange reinforces connectivity on the West African Coast

    Orange to improve Internet connectivity in West Africa

    July 17, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Orange to improve Internet connectivity in West Africa

    Orange has opened West Africa’s first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP). The operational launch of this facility, which is located in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, is set to enhance Internet connectivity in the sub-region by offering faster...

  • Innovation Dinner IT News Africa

    Who will you meet at the June 25 Innovation Dinner?

    June 24, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Who will you meet at the June 25 Innovation Dinner?

    The next Innovation Dinner on the 25th of June 2014 is shaping up to be a guaranteed success. ITNewsAfrica.com has secured top-flight speakers as well as confirmed the attendance of executives, academics, regulators and industry analysts. The next Innovation...

  • IT News Africa

    Kaspersky Lab & Orange Business Service Sponsor Innovation Dinner

    June 20, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab & Orange Business Service Sponsor Innovation Dinner

    Africa’s foremost ICT publication ITNewsAfrica.com, today announced that Kaspersky Lab, providers of premium protection against viruses, malware, spam & other threats for your home or business, together with Orange Business Service are partnering up...

  • Orange reinforces connectivity on the West African Coast

    4th Orange African Social Venture Prize launched

    May 26, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on 4th Orange African Social Venture Prize launched

    Following on from the success of the past three years, today Orange has launched the 2014 edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize. A new category has been introduced for the fourth edition: the “Orange Partner” award will recognize the best...

  • Orange to invest $28.8-million in Kenya

    April 16, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange to invest $28.8-million in Kenya

    French telco Orange, will invest a further $28.8-million in its 3G network across Kenya. The investment will see the company expanding the National Optic Fibre Backbone, and contributing to the Multi Service Access Node (MSAN). According to Orange Kenya chief...

  • Orange Business Services dreaming big in Africa

    April 14, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange Business Services dreaming big in Africa

    Connected devices, offices and infrastructure is becoming more pervasive across the African continent, and France-based Orange Business Services is one of the companies leading the charge. Orange’s Country Manager for South Africa Yannick Decaux, in an...

  • Orange Horizons testing WiFi services in South Africa

    April 4, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange Horizons testing WiFi services in South Africa

    Orange Horizons confirms that it has launched the initial research and test stage of its planned WiFi service offering in South Africa. Orange has partnered with Cape Town-based African Eagle Tourism, to provide free WiFi services within their fleet of...

  • In Pictures: This is what makes Africa’s internet possible

    April 3, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: This is what makes Africa’s internet possible

    The vessel Léon Thévenin does an amazing job. Currently docked in Cape Town, South Africa, the ship is the main reason undersea fibre optic cables such as Seacom, EASSY and others keep operating – well, partly. At 107.8 m in length and 17.8 m in breadth,...

  • MTN, Orange, Airtel to sell of towers in Nigeria

    March 28, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN, Orange, Airtel to sell of towers in Nigeria

    Pan-African mobile operator MTN, Bharti Airtel and Orange are in talks to sell off more mobile network towers across the continent. According to media reports, MTN plans to sell towers valued at $1 billion in Nigeria, and Bharti of India is selling about...

  • iPhone 5s launched in Kenya

    January 10, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on iPhone 5s launched in Kenya

    Mobile operator Orange has launched Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in Kenya, several months after the device’s worldwide launch, including South Africa. “The launch of these two smart devices is consistent with the company’s brand promise of...