Friday, 23 June 2017

Orange adds Burkina Faso to MEA footprint

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 23 June 16

French telco's Middle East and Africa presence back up to 20 markets as it closes acquisition of Bharti Airtel unit.

Orange on Wednesday added 4.6 million customers to its Middle East and Africa business with the completion of the acquisition of Airtel in Burkina Faso. The France-based mobile group agreed to buy the operator from parent company Bharti Airtel in January as part of a deal that also included Airtel Sierra Leone…

Orange on Wednesday added 4.6 million customers to its Middle East and Africa business with the completion of the acquisition of Airtel in Burkina Faso. The France-based mobile group agreed to buy the operator from parent company Bharti Airtel in January as part of a deal that also included Airtel Sierra Leone…

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