Orange Group partners with Côte Ouest Audiovisuel for African CDN

Orange Group has signed a new commercial agreement with African content distributor, Côte Ouest Audiovisuel. The new partnership will supply network access and content delivery services in West Africa using its Media Delivery Boost (MDB) solution.

Under the terms of the agreement, the two will facilitate TV and OTT content delivery using the Orange CDN. New customers for Orange CDN, Côte Ouest Audiovisuel can now distribute its content to all its subscribers, replacing the satellite delivery. In addition, Côte Ouest Audiovisuel can offer content and network infrastructure with Orange as its telco partner in French-speaking Africa.

“We are very happy that Cote Ouest Audiovisuel, a major audiovisual broadcaster in West Africa, has chosen to trust our CDN offer, Media Delivery Boost,” said Emmanuel Rochas CEO of Orange International Carriers.

“This new partnership consolidates our leadership as a CDN provider in Africa, a continent which remains at the heart of Orange’s development strategy. We are proud to contribute in this way to improve the access to qualitative content services for West Africa,” he added.

“Video consumption on mobile is exploding today and we found that Orange MDB is the ideal solution for our content delivery needs,” added Bernard Azria, CEO of Côte Ouest Audiovisuel.