Orange on Friday named Christel Heydemann its new chief executive, making her the first woman to lead France’s biggest telecoms operator amid a revamp of its governance. A former graduate of France’s elite engineering school Polytechnique, 47-year-old Heydemann will replace Stephane Richard from April 4 at the helm of the state-controlled group after a court […]

Orange Spain has announced the commercial deployment of a fibre broadband service at symmetric (download and upload) speeds of 10 Gbps in an initial five cities. The offer uses XGS-PON technology and will be available to both private consumers and businesses in Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Valencia and Zaragoza, said the operator during an event called […]

5g in Mali

Mobile operator Orange Mali has claimed the country’s first 5G network tests, presenting its progress at a pilot project launch event that took place on the 7th July attended by government officials including Harouna Mamadou Toureh, the Minister of Communication, Digital Economy & Modernisation of the Administration. Agence Ecofin reports that Orange has begun testing […]

MásMóvil collaborates with Orange to expand its 5G network in Spain

Spanish Telecom operator MásMóvil is expected to launch 5G in five major cities in Spain by the week of September 7, 2020, according to Spanish Network Expansión. MásMóvil will be the third Spanish Telecom operator to provide a 5G network for its customers. Vodafone already launched 5G operations last year. Téléfonica has yet to announce […]

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has ranked Orange Egypt as first in the speed in data services according to Benchmarking Report No. 11 issued in May 2020. Four telecom operators – Vodafone, Orange, Etisalat, and Telecom Egypt (WE) were evaluated based on international standards. Orange Egypt outperformed in terms of the quality of data […]

Orange utilizes AI to run network operations more efficiently

Orange is “taking a test and learn approach” to using artificial intelligence (AI) tools in its own network operations, according to their, SVP of Data and AI at the international operator, Steve Jarrett. “AI today feels like the Internet did in 1995 – we know there is massive potential but the tools are quite immature […]

Orange voice services to partner with Philippine telco PLDT

Orange voice services to get a new upgrade as Orange’s wholesale arm has entered into a partnership deal with PLDT, Philippine’s biggest telecom and digital services company. The deal is for international voice aggregation services to deliver better quality of service to all customers worldwide. As the preferred aggregator, Orange voice services will handle all […]

Orange Money service has landed in Morocco

Orange has announced the launch of its latest service in Morocco – Orange Money. This robust solution is mainly targeted at those who do not have bank accounts, and offers mobile users (irrespective of their telecom operator) the opportunity to having a mobile wallet supported by their phone number. Orange Money allows mobile phone users […]