Christel Heydemann, the general manager of the French group Orange went to the economic capital of Côte d’Ivoire for the first time – from September 19 to 21 -, her first market African, accompanied by its African staff composed of Alioune Ndiaye and Jérôme Hénique, the president and general manager Middle East and Africa (MOA). His visit was punctuated by meetings with the authorities, including Prime Minister Patrick Achi, Amadou Coulibaly the Minister of Communication and the Digital Economy, local employees as well as an inspection of the group’s infrastructure in the pays.
In Abidjan, Christel Heydemann, who came officially for the opening of Orange’s second 5G experimentation laboratory in Africa (5G Lab) after Senegal, reaffirmed a strong ambition for the continent. In particular via the newly inaugurated space, which will house a pilot project intended for “corporate and business” customers, before a general launch of this new technology within three years.
Is Orange resting on its laurels in Africa?