Orange launches international money transfer service, Orange Money
Orange, one of the largest operators of mobile and internet services in Europe and Africa has announced the launch of Orange Money to allow customers in France to transact with and make money transfers to customers in Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Senegal.
“We are delighted to offer the Orange Money solution to our customers living in Metropolitan France and particularly to those with a link to Africa,” said Patrick Roussel, Orange France Consumer Sales Director.
The Orange Money service was launched in Cote d’Ivoire in 2008 and now has over 18 million customers in 14 African countries and also has 30 000 points of sale in the three recipient countries. The service will develop gradually and Orange intends to increase the number of points of sale in France.
Orange’s first international money transfer service for its customers was launched in 2013 between Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Senegal.