Orange launches Google SMS chat service in Africa

Wednesday 27 July 2011 | 14:26 CET | News
Orange and Google have signed a partnership that aims to facilitate access to Google's services across Africa by leveraging Orange's networks. This will enable Orange's mobile customers to stay in touch with their Google services and Google users to extend their network by using SMS-based services. The Gmail SMS Chat service, which will eventually be launched across Orange's footprint in Africa and the Middle East, is already available in Senegal, Uganda and Kenya. It will be launched in four additional countries - Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea Conakry and Niger - in the coming months, and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / MobiNil / Orange
Countries: Africa
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