Orange inks expansion deal with NuRAN

11 Feb 2021

French-owned wireless provider Orange DRC has signed a ten-year Network as a Service (NaaS) contract with Canadian vendor NuRAN to extend the cellco’s coverage of rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Under the terms of the agreement, NuRAN will build and operate 2,000 towers over the next 40 months with a particular focus on rural communities with populations over 5,000. According to NuRAN, the towers will provide 2.75G connectivity to up to ten million people that were previously left unserved or underserved.

Congo, Dem. Rep., Orange DRC