OUAGADOUGOU, (CAJ News) – ORANGE, the telecommunications operator, has launched its operations in Burkina Faso.
Bruno Mettling, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Orange Group and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orange Middle East and Africa, said the expansion to the West African country testified to the commitment to providing the benefits of the digital ecosystem to Burkina Faso.
“It is a great honour for the Orange group to inaugurate its presence in Burkina Faso at a time when the country is resolutely engaged in a vast economic development programme,” said Mettling.
Orange will pursue its development in mobile financial services and 3.75G mobile internet.
Thanks to an ambitious network modernization plan and the strength of its parent company’s innovation capability, Orange Burkina Faso will bring an incomparable customer experience to its 6.3 million subscribers.
Ben Cheick Haidara, CEO of Orange in Burkina Faso, said customers in Burkina Faso were more demanding and the way they used digital services had evolved.
“We are at a decisive turning point in the development of the telecoms market. Our ambition is to continue the work accomplished in recent years in the mobile money and mobile Internet fields to make Orange the leading partner for Burkina Faso’s digital transformation,” said Haidara.
The French operator is present in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East, where it has more than 120 million customers.
– CAJ News