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 Orange Jordan the exclusive telecom sponsor of the French Week

 

 

Orange Jordan participated in the French Week for the second consecutive year, which was recently concluded at the Boulevard, in Amman. Held under the patronage of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Her Excellency Ms. Lina Annab, the French Week was officially inaugurated in the attendance of His Excellencies, David Bertolotti the French Ambassador to Jordan, Mr. Akel Biltaji the President of CAFRAJ and Orange Jordan’s CEO Jérôme Hénique.

 

Orange Jordan was also the exclusive telecom sponsor of the French Week, which was held from 15-22 October, where diverse activities showcased French culture, sports, education, music, cuisine and lifestyle, through the transformation of the Boulevard - Al Abdali to a French market, with French companies in Jordan offering its expertise and products to Jordanians.

 

Orange Jordan also sponsored the “French Touch Hip Hop Festival”, which was held for the first time in the Kingdom and organized by the French Institute in Jordan from 18 to 22 October. The festival included hip hop performances by Jordanian and French talent, as well as workshops, competitions and many other entertaining activities for the youth that grabbed their attention.

 

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Hénique said: “We at Orange Jordan are proud to sponsor and be part of the French Week in Jordan for the second consecutive year and the “French Touch Hip Hop” Festival, being held for the first time in the Kingdom”.  We would like to thank the French institute of Jordan on this initiative that aims to encourage young talents and strengthen the artistic intellectual exchange between different cultures.

 

Orange Jordan’s participation came, with its own booth, showcasing technologically advanced gadgets, such as Virtual Reality gears, in addition to competitions and recreational games, through which visitors were awarded many special prizes.

Backed by its corporate strategy Essentials 2020 and a renewed corporate social responsibility plan, Orange Jordan ensures continued sponsorship of events both direct and indirect, activities and initiatives that strengthen local ties and also connects Jordanians to the rest of the world, as well as supporting local youth talent that will contribute to the development of the art and cultural scene.

 

 

 

Press Release

Amman, Jordan, 22 October, 2017

 

Orange Jordan launches the new marketing “Yo” Platform and introduces the “Jama3ty” lines

 

 

Orange Jordan recently launched a new platform targeting the youth called “Yo”, offering them telecommunications and internet services in a more direct and simplified way. Under this new platform, Orange Jordan launched the “Jama3ty” lines, with exclusive features that cater to the youth. The launch of the “Jama3ty” lines was announced during a press conference, headed by Orange Jordan’s CEO Jérôme Hénique and in the attendance of Chief Consumer Market Officer, Naila Al Dawoud, Chief Consumer Sales Officer, Samer Haj, other Orange Executives and numerous key media figures.

During the conference, Orange Jordan’s CEO Jérôme Hénique stressed that the company constantly pays attention to all segments of society, especially the youth, as they seek a desire for development, and  that Orange Jordan will continue to diversify its offers and telecommunication solutions in the local market, in order to solidify its position as the strongest internet and telecommunications provider in the Kingdom. 

Orange Jordan’s CEO Jérôme Hénique, said: “Orange Jordan is really excited to launch the new “Jama3ty” lines “which include a lot of features to  keep the youth connected to all that is essential to them to facilitate their lives, which goes in line  with our five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020”. The launch of “Jama3ty” lines“ comes as a proof that Orange Jordan follows the concept of “Listening and responding” to cater to the needs of the youth and to ensure maximum reach of the lines to the youth across the Kingdom, the lines will be accessible at all of Orange Jordan’s points of sale.Orange Jordan’s Chief Consumer Market Officer, Naila Al Dawoud said that, “Orange Jordan’s new “Jama3ty” lines have been designed to respond to the needs of the youth. The four features that were introduced with this line, are a result of extensive research and shows that Orange carefully listens to and accurately answers the  youth segment’s expectations.”

Orange Jordan’s Chief Consumer Sales Officer, Samer Haj added that “Jama3ty” lines  will be available at all  of Orange Jordan’s points of sale across the Kingdom, covering the northern, central, and southern regions,  smart stores, the e-Shop, in addition to points of sale at universities where Orange Jordan has partnerships, in order to promote the distribution of “Jama3ty” lines to the youth segment and keep them connected to all that is important to them.

The new “Jama3ty” lines offer the youth exceptional and unprecedented features that include unlimited internet that can be used at all times and  however they want, “bundles carryover” allowing them to carry over the unused bundles of minutes, internet and SMS to the next month, as well as listening to millions of songs for free and unlimited music with Anghami Plus, which also enables them to download an unlimited number of songs on their mobile phones while seeing the words, without being interrupted by ads, in addition to the “Phone Fund” feature which offer back the youth the value of the mobile device in the form of gigabytes, this feature is available with “Jama3ty” packages which includes a line, Huawei devices and additional accessories.

Orange Jordan is providing the youth with various offers that fit their lifestyle, through its increasing base of partners, reaching more than 40 partners, such as Careem which is offering a 50% discount on 5 rides, and a 20% discount on all meals from Burger King, and many more.

In order for young people to stay updated on  the  latest offers, they can visit youth.orange.jo

 

 

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بيان صحفي

عمان، في 17 تشرين الأول ٢٠١7

 

بنك سوسيته جنرال- الأردن يشارك في فعاليات الاسبوع الفرنسي في عمان للمرة الثانية

 

شارك بنك سوسيته جنرال – الأردن (SGBJ) للمرة الثانية في فعاليات الاسبوع الفرنسي في عمان ، الذي أقيم في بوليفارد العبدلي، المعروف بوسط البلد الجديد، وذلك برعاية معالي وزيرة السياحة والاثار السيدة لينا عنّاب، وسعادة السفير الفرنسي في المملكة السيد دايفيد بيرتولوتي بالاضافة لمعالي عقل بلتاجي، رئيس مجلس ادارة شركة العبدلي وكفراج. وضمّت الفعاليات أنشطة عديدة في مختلف المجالات التجارية والاقتصادية والثقافية والتعليمية.

 

في كلمة له، أكّد السيد نديم قبوات مدير عام ال SGBJ، "على أهميّة العلاقات الفرنسية الاردنية العريقة، والتزام البنك برؤية مجموعة سوسيته جنرال الداعمة والمعزّزة لمبدأ الجمع بين الثقافات".

 

ومن الجدير ذكره، أنّ الاسبوع  الفرنسي الذي يأتي بتنظيم من غرفة التجارة الفرنسية الاردنية – كافراج، وبالتعاون مع السفارة الفرنسية والمعهد الثقافي الفرنسي،  قام بالتركيز على الشركات الفرنسية العاملة في المملكة وأتاح لها فرصة عرض خبراتها ومنتجاتها على الأردنيين، حيث تنوّعت المجالات والقطاعات المشاركة ومن بينها الاتصالات، السيارات، الطاقة، الاسمنت، الخدمات المصرفية، فنون الطهي الفرنسية، الطائرات، وغيرها. وشارك ممثلين عن البنك والذين كانوا متواجدين في ركن خاص، بهدف تعريف روّاد الاسبوع الفرنسي على منتجات البنك المختلفة.

 

 

عن SGBJ

 

يشكّل بنك سوسيته جنرال - الأردن (SGBJ) جزء من مجموعة بنك سوسيته جنرال في لبنان (SGBL) التابعة للشبكة الدولية لسوسيته جنرال المنتشرة في 66 بلداً في العالم.  وهو يقدم مجموعة كاملة و متخصصة من الخدمات المصرفية من نوع شامل والخدمات المالية الخاصة بكل أنواع العملاء.

يعمل بنك سوسيته جنرال - الأردن من خلال خطوطه المهنية الثلاث:

§         مصرف التجزئة

§         مصرف المؤسسات

§         إدارة الأموال الخاصة

 

 

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Chairman and CEO of Orange Middle East and Africa Bruno Mettling visits Orange Jordan’s new headquarters at the Boulevard

 

 

Celebrating Orange Jordan’s milestone of moving its new headquarters to the Boulevard, Chairman and CEO of Orange Middle East and Africa Bruno Mettling visited the new building, where he was received by the Chairman of Orange Jordan Dr. Shabib Ammari, the CEO, Jérôme Hénique, executive directors, and employees. During the visit, Mr. Mettling congratulated Orange Jordan’s employees and celebrated the move during a formal inauguration ceremony, in addition to having a number of high-profile meetings with Their Excellencies Prime Minister Hani Al Mulki, Minister of Information and Communications Technology and Public Sector Development Majd Shweikeh, and Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Dr. Ghazi Al Jbour.

Commenting on the occasion, Chairman and CEO of Orange Middle East and Africa Bruno Mettling said, “On behalf of Orange Group, I would like to express our pride in Orange Jordan’s successful move of its headquarters, in conjunction with its ten-year anniversary of Orange Brand in Jordan, which reflects the company’s continuous effort to grow, progress, and position itself as a leader in the Kingdom’s telecommunications sector. This occasion also provided me with a great opportunity to meet with His Excellency the Prime Minister to reiterate our commitment to the Kingdom as the main European investor. We discussed the difficulties faced by companies operating under high taxation and the need for a better regulatory and tax framework in order to support the industry. In the same mindset, Orange is committing to create a training center in the area of Tafileh to support the development of the local skills in the ICT.”

Mr. Mettling went on to say that Orange Group’s Essentials 2020 strategy focuses on accelerating the digital transformation of the company’s services and customer relationships, while upholding the excellence of its traditional services. Through this strategy, the company is also deeply committed to supporting the wide array of new activities and new jobs made possible by the digital transformation.

Orange Jordan CEO Jérôme Hénique said, “We at Orange Jordan are very proud to celebrate the move to our new headquarters in the presence of Mr. Mettling and under the patronage of Her Excellency the Minister of Information and Communications Technology. The growth and progress that Orange Jordan has witnessed over the last ten years is a reflection of both the hard work of the local team and the global strength of the Orange brand, which stands today as one of the world’s leading telecommunications service providers, with a rich history of providing the best possible solutions to our customers in the Kingdom. Orange Jordan will remain committed to fulfilling its promise of playing a strong role in the digital transformation and in the elevation of society across all sectors.”

 

Mr. Henique added, “The Boulevard is more lively, interactive, architecturally appealing, and match company on-going aspirations to remain a digital, caring and a class-A employer as per the ‘Top Employer Global 2017’ certification awarded to the company by the Top Employers Institute.” 

 

 

 

 

Orange Jordan signs an agreement with Applied Science University to provide telecom services

 

Orange Jordan recently signed an agreement with Applied Science University (ASU) to become their exclusive integrated telecom services provider. The agreement was signed at a ceremony held at the Headquarters of the company, with the attendance of the Council Vice President/ General Manager, Dr. Haitham Abu Khadija and the Chief Enterprise Officer of the Business Unit at Orange Jordan, Mr. Sami Smeirat.

 

Under the agreement, Orange Jordan will provide the Applied Science University with an integrated bundle of services that includes mobile lines and very high-speed internet, in order to provide a high-quality telecom system that enables students and employees to always stay connected and keep up with the digital age.

 

Commenting on the occasion, Chief Enterprise Officer of Orange Jordan, Mr. Sami Smeirat said: “We are very happy to sign this strategic partnership with the reputable Applied Science University, as we at Orange Jordan are always committed in being part of enhancing the quality of education given to the youth in the Kingdom, especially in this digital era that demands high-speed in performance. As the strongest provider of fast internet, we are confident that the services that we provide will make positive differences in the lives of students and will keep them always connected to all that is essential to them and to the latest technologies and developments, which is in line with our five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020”.

 

ASU’s Council Vice President, Abu Khadija in turn, said: “This strategic partnership with Orange Jordan is considered a true model of joint institutional work, which will enhance the cooperation in providing high-speed electronic services for university students and academics to enable them to research easily. 


In line with its interest in delivering an unmatched customer experience, Orange Jordan is committed to take care of its growing customer base in the business and institutional sector, which includes government and private institutions and universities, as well as large, medium and small enterprises, by simplifying its wide array of telecom solutions and services tailored to meet their needs, which range from telecom services, to connectivity, to cloud computing and enterprise resource planning, as well as security and protection services.

 

 

 

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Orange Data Center, the only global Tier III certified center in Jordan

CEO of Orange Jordan Jérôme Hénique announced that Orange Jordan Data Center located in Marj Al Hamam has received the Tier III certification, for data center design worldwide. The Data Center was accredited by Uptime Institute in America, specialized in studying and evaluating global data centers, becoming the only data center in the Kingdom to obtain this global certificate.

 

The certification was announced during a press conference held under the patronage of Her Excellency Majed Shweikeh, the Minister of Information and Communications Technology and Public Sector Development and in the attendance of Secretary General, Nader Thneibat at the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Chief Enterprise Officer of the Business Unit Sami Smeirat, Chief ITN & Wholesale Officer Waleed Al Doulat, Data Center Manager and Tier III Project Manager, Bahjat Al-Adwan and media representatives.

 

During the press conference, Hénique affirmed that Orange Jordan is proud of its advanced Data Center for receiving the prestigious Tier III certification, adding that Marj Al Hamam Data Center was established in 2013 to meet the needs of the company’s corporate and business customers and to offer them the latest state-of-the-art technologies. This falls in line with the company’s five-year corporate strategy "Essentials 2020", through which it commits to supporting the digital development of business customers by providing the essential infrastructure.”

 

Hénique added that last year, the company launched an international Point of Presence (IP PoP) at Orange  Data Centers located in Marj Al Hamam and Hashem, with the aim of connecting more people to high-quality and reliable internet in the region, leveraging Orange Group’s expertise which will enable local and regional operators to conveniently access global IP services from Jordan rather than points such as Europe or the USA.

 

 

From his side, Orange Jordan’s Chief Enterprise Officer of the Business Unit, Sami Smeirat affirmed that Orange Jordan is the only operator that provides a Tier III data center at the local level, he also pointed out that receiving this global accreditation among other centers in the region proves  that it is a versatile center, offering  customers the opportunity to design, implement and manage systems, networks and applications. The Data Center has contributed immensely to business advancement and has helped many strategic companies and banks in Jordan achieve stable growth.

 

Chief ITN & Wholesale Officer at Orange Jordan, Waleed Al Doulat said that obtaining this certificate has resulted in placing Jordan on the global map of Tier III countries, ranking the Kingdom in the 5th  place among Arab countries and in the 83rd  place globally. Orange Jordan is one of 923 companies to receive all-level TIER certificate, due to the multiple features it offers customers and at the highest standard.”

 

 

Orange Jordan Data Center - Marj Al Hamam won the prestigious EMEA Panduit Award this year, and was ranked number one in the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for its unmatched, world-class features.

 

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Orange Jordan honors top Tawjihi students

In recognition of the efforts of all Tawjihi students throughout the academic year and the achievements of top students in receiving the highest scores, Orange Jordan recently honored this year’s top Tawjihi students from all governorates and in all areas of study.

 

Orange Jordan presented the top Tawjihi student in each of the nine areas of study with a pre-charged Orange 15 line for five years, a prize worth JD 1,180, and a Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro from Samsung Electronics – Middle East. The awards were given to the students during the Yesed Sabahak morning show on Jordan TV.

 

Orange Jordan also honored the top 13 students from all governorates by giving each of them a prize valued at JD 4,180, including JD 3,000 cash and a pre-charged Orange 15 line for five years, during the Helwa Ya Donya morning show on Roya TV.

 

Orange Jordan Deputy CEO/CFO Raslan Deiranieh congratulated the top students on their tireless efforts that led to them achieving these outstanding results, saying: “We are happy to reward the Tawjihi students of the current academic year, encouraging them to continue being at the top of their undergraduate studies."

 

Deiranieh stressed Orange Jordan's desire to continue supporting future generations of gifted Jordanian youth, as they will lead the transition towards further growth and future development, as education is the foundation of development in any society.

 

Orange Jordan Marketing Director of the Consumer Unit Naela Al Daoud said that by honoring these students, a main objective of the company’s corporate social responsibility strategy, which is inspired by its five-year corporate strategy Essentials 2020, was met. Orange Jordan is committed to upholding various segments of the community, focusing primarily on education and youth, which will lead to creating more skilled and productive Jordanians, and effecting positive differences throughout society.

 

 

Orange Jordan continuously aims to develop and implement programs and initiatives that directly benefit various sectors of the community, where education stands at the forefront.

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