Tag Archives: Orange

Nokia partners with Orange to roll out mesh Wi-Fi to boost broadband in Jordan

Orange Jordan has signed a three-year agreement with Nokia to deploy more than 100,000 units of Nokia Wi-Fi Beacons across the country. Nokias solution, including fibre modems and Wi-Fi beacons, will allow Orange Jordan to provide consistent Wi-Fi coverage even at the farthest places inside the premises. The Nokia beacons are available for both new [...]

StarNews Mobile collaborates with Orange to deliver VoD content across Francophone Africa

Ivory Coast-based startup StarNews Mobile, a mobile video network enabling celebrities and influencers to monetize their fan bases in Africa, has collaborated with mobile operator Orange to deliver its high-quality video platform to Oranges 150 million subscribers across 15 countries in Africa. Launched in July 2017, StarNews Mobile targets the mass market with a network [...]

Vodacom and MTN bid for Ethiopia telecom licence

Ethiopias finance ministry confirmed two final bids for new operating licences, with MTN Group and a consortium including Vodafone Group, Vodacom and Safaricom in the running to enter the market. The countrys overdue application process ended this week with the Ethiopian Ministry of Finance announcing final bids had been received from MTN, and a consortium [...]

Ghana’s Zeepay to expand mobile-money services in South Africa and Rwanda

Zeepay is planning to raise $10m in equity funding to support the creation of new mobile-money hubs in East and Southern Africa. According to Andrew Takyi-Appiah, Co-founder and managing director of Zeepay, the new hubs, which will consist of processing centres and back offices, are expected to be in Rwanda and South Africa. He adds that the use of [...]

Ethiopia receives 12 bids for two telco licenses

Ethiopias communications regulator announced that it has received twelve bids for the two telecom licenses it intends to grant to multinational mobile companies, breaking the state monopoly. Th regulator stated that nine bidders are telecom operators and two non-telecom operators, and one submission was incomplete. Bidders consist of Etisalat, Axian, MTN, Orange, Saudi Telecom Company, [...]

Orange Group planning to extend its footprint in Africa

International telco, Orange Group, is planning to extend its already substantial African footprint in highly profitable markets of Nigeria and South Africa. From its early period as Frances national telecom operator, Orange Group has been spreading its wings and is already present across Europe, The Middle East and Africa. According to the Chief Executive Officer [...]

Orange rolls out mobile money service in Morocco

Orange Morocco has launched Orange Money in the country to enable mobile users to make payments and transfer money using their phones.  Morocco becomes the 18th country in the Africa and Middle East region of Orange to offer the Orange Money solution. Orange Money allows every mobile user, regardless of their telecom operator, the possibility of having a [...]

Orange signed deal with SES to boost its network

Connectivity in Central Africa will receive a major boost as Orange will be the first global telecom operator to blend satellite-based revolutionary terabit-scale O3b mPOWER communications system into its network. The move is to support the growing demand for connectivity in Africa. Orange is on track to adopt the SESs Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite [...]

Orange to roll out 3G-featured phones in MENA Countries

Orange has partnered with KaiOS Technologies and UNISOC to introduced affordable 3G-featured phones in 16 MENA countries. Those 16 countries are Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte dIvoire, Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Jordan, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Sierra Leone, and Tunisia. The phones called Sanza phones and driven by KaiOS Technologies. Sanza is presented [...]