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Orange dismisses pullout reports from Kenya, Uganda

Friday 4 April 2014 | 13:38 CET | News
French telecoms operator, Orange plans to continue operating its business services units in Kenya and Uganda, countering reports it may pull its consumer mobile offerings from these countries. Yannick Decaux, Orange Business Services country manager for South Africa and sales director for sub-Saharan Africa told ITWeb Africa the focus is still on Africa and on maintaining the company's growth strategy for the continent despite reports that France Telecom could sell part of its over 60 percent stakes in both mobile networks Orange Kenya and Orange Uganda. Orange Business Services is dedicated

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / France Telecom / Lazard / MTN / Orange / Orange Business Services / Orange Kenya / Orange Uganda / Safaricom
Countries: Kenya / Uganda
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