Orange Côte d'Ivoire networks
In Côte d’Ivoire, Orange provides a 2G network to 98% of the population and achieves 83% coverage across the country. The GSM network covers more than 6,000 communities.
A pioneer when it comes to mobile Internet, Orange CI has also rolled out 3G+ technology throughout the entire country. All in all, 93 communities are covered by this technology. This means that 44% of the population gets the most extensive, speedy and powerful Internet on the market. After a trial period in 2014 and 2015, the year 2016 will see Orange CI launch 4G.
Orange Côte d’Ivoire Telecom is also involved in a huge program to roll out fiber optic so as to ensure the country enjoys international connectivity via the SAT-3 and ACE undersea cables as well as it having two direct connections with Mali and Burkina Faso.