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Orange VOD to launch in SA

A subsidiary of French telecommunications company Orange plans to launch its own video-on-demand (VOD) offering in South Africa next year. Orange Horizons currently operates a retail business in South Africa where it sells smartphones and devices via its local

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Stellenbosch free Wi-Fi limps while SA takes off

Stellenbosch’s free Wi-Fi project continues to be delayed as projects elsewhere in South Africa are rolled out. Free Wi-Fi was proposed for Stellenbosch as early as 2013 and, despite investigations into the viability of the programme, roll-out has been delayed

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France’s Orange to open first SA store

Orange is continuing its steady assault on South Africa’s telecommunications industry, announcing on Wednesday that will launch its first branded store in the country in January. The French operator, which already sells phones, tablets and other electronic gear to South Africans through its

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Orange eyes SA online radio, video

Online radio and video entertainment are big new areas of focus for French telecommunications giant Orange in South Africa. The company already runs a popular online store and a network of Wi-Fi hotspots in the country, mainly in the

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Orange plays down Nashua impact

French telecommunications group Orange is playing down the impact on it of the expected imminent closure of Nashua Mobile, in whose stores it was building a brand presence. Nashua Mobile parent Reunert said on Monday it had entered into agreements to sell its subscriber base to MTN and Vodacom, and that it was engaged

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Orange store to open SA warehouse

France’s Orange, which until recently had been flirting actively with the idea of becoming a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in South Africa, is moving fulfilment for its popular online store, launched in the country last year, from London to Johannesburg

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Orange talks up SA Wi-Fi plans

French telecommunications giant Orange, which has said previously that it is interested in playing more aggressively in South Africa’s telecoms industry, has announced plans to launch a Wi-Fi network in the country through its Orange Horizons subsidiary. In a statement, the company says it will launch what it’s

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Orange attacks ‘anticompetitive’ SA operators

Orange, the giant French telecommunications operator that wants to launch a full-service mobile virtual network operator in South Africa, has accused some of the country’s mobile operators – specifically naming Vodacom and Telkom Mobile – of behaving anticompetitively by engaging in activity

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Orange ups ante with Nashua deal

Orange is expanding its presence in South Africa after signing a deal with Nashua Mobile in terms of which the French telecommunications giant will establish a brand presence in the independent cellular service provider’s retail stores. The move comes six months after Orange made

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