Orange plans to offer mobile banking in France

Orange CEO Stephane Richard told Le Figaro the operator plans to partner with a French bank to offer mobile banking in early 2015. “Orange has the legitimacy to become a bank, it’s got a strong brand, 1,000 selling points and 27 …

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Orange ups stake in Morocco’s Meditel

Orange acquired an additional 9 per cent stake in Moroccan affiliate Meditel, taking its holding in the country’s number two mobile operator to 49 per cent. The move follows an agreement signed by Orange and shareholders Fipar-Holding (owned by a Moroccan …

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Orange to sell Armenian unit

Orange is in “exclusive discussions” with Ucom, an Armenian internet service provider, to sell 100 per cent of its mobile subsidiary Orange Armenia. The group believes its Armenian unit “does not have the necessary scale to carry out by itself …

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Airtel not planning African exit – report

Bharti Airtel insists it has no plans to exit Africa, despite holding exclusive talks with Orange over the sale of four of its units in the continent. Orange announced late on Monday it was in discussions to acquire subsidiaries in …

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Orange hopes to seal Airtel Africa deal in Q4

Orange announced late yesterday it has entered into exclusive talks to “explore the possible acquisition” of four Airtel subsidiaries in the continent, while eyeing a Q4 timeframe for the deal. Orange revealed its growth targets for its African and Middle …

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Orange deputy CEO affirms commitment to MEA growth

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Ramon Fernandez, deputy CEO and group CFO at Orange, is “absolutely convinced” the company’s ambitious targets for growth in Africa and the Middle East are achievable. Orange is looking to increase revenue across the regions by 5 per cent …

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Orange deputy CEO affirms commitment to MEA growth

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Ramon Fernandez, deputy CEO and group CFO at Orange, is “absolutely convinced” the company’s ambitious targets for growth in Africa and the Middle East are achievable. Orange is looking to increase revenue across the regions by 5 per cent …

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CEO Spotlight: Ramon Fernandez, Orange

Since joining Orange as deputy CEO and group CFO in September last year, Ramon Fernandez has been busy crunching the numbers. He’s targeting growth in Africa and the Middle East (MEA) in a big way, and earlier this month set some pretty …

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CEO Spotlight: Ramon Fernandez, Orange

Since joining Orange as deputy CEO and group CFO in September last year, Ramon Fernandez has been busy crunching the numbers. He’s targeting growth in Africa and the Middle East (MEA) in a big way, and earlier this month set some pretty …

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