Orange and BNP Paribas launch Orange Money in Ivory Coast

Dec 04, 2008

phone-based payment and money transfer service in Western Africa

Orange announced the commercial launch of Orange Money in Ivory Coast. With Orange Money, customers will have access to an entire range of services - from depositing, withdrawing, and transferring
to buying call credit to paying bills. Customers will not need to have a bank account to access these services. The launch was made possible through
the alliance between BNP Paribas, through its Ivory Coast subsidiary BICICI, in charge of issuing and guaranteeing the electronic money, and Orange, for the service's platform and marketing. Read the full press release