Orange sets aside USD16.3m for Malian unit in 2017

8 Feb 2017

Orange Group is planning to invest XAF10 billion (USD16.3 million) this year in its Malian subsidiary, Agence Ecofin reports, citing comments made by the French group’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer for its operations in Africa and the Middle East (MEA), Bruno Mettling. The monies will be used to help Orange Mali improve its network with a view to enhancing the quality of service on offer, with the cellco said to be planning to undertake a complete renewal of part of its infrastructure. Meanwhile, with regards to plans to offer more advanced services, Orange Mali is reportedly hoping to introduce 4G technology in 2018.

Mali, Orange Mali (formerly Ikatel)