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Orange Academy graduates update Petra News’ app

The Jordan News Agency, Petra, recently launched its new application, which was developed by an outstanding team from Orange Coding Academy graduates with the support of Orange Jordan, as part of a strategic partnership between them. The application offers additional benefits to enrich user experience, in addition to staying updated with global developments.

The new app’s features include enhanced design, increased speed by 40% to ensure ease of navigation, search for news in both Arabic and English languages using the title and text of the news, the feature of reading news in two languages for people with visual impairment, which is the first of its kind among news applications on a regional level, in addition to the ability of navigating between pages easily and font size control.

The application supported by Android / IOS operating systems provides news classification feature, instant notifications for breaking news, conversion to English or Arabic, news tape, live broadcast follow-up, photo / video gallery, and the choice of the appropriate day or night reading mode.

Orange Jordan affirmed that evolving the application stems from its belief in the importance of Petra News agency and their strategic partnership, to enhance the role and influence the media, adding its commitment to support innovative youth to develop applications. Two outstanding Orange Coding Academy students developed the Petra app, Asim Qafaf and Ayham Zaid.


About Orange Jordan

Orange Jordan is a leading provider of multi telecom services, offering a broad lineup of fixed, mobile, internet and data services to meet personal and business needs of expanding residential and business base of about 5 million customers across the Kingdom. Over 1600 employees are dedicated to lead the company to ultimate levels of excellence.

The company, also, stands as the provider of the strongest Internet for its mobile, home and business customers, via the most advanced infrastructure. As Orange Jordan continues to invest in all its networks, it also stands as the sole provider of the latest version of the fourth-generation network (4G+) and serves the largest share of Fiber customers in the local market.

Orange Jordan is one of Orange Group’s subsidiaries that offer a wide range of communication services not only to individuals but also to businesses under the brand Orange Business Services (OBS), through which a comprehensive set of IT and telecommunication services are offered to multinational companies.

The company’s sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility strategy focuses on empowering youth, women and people with disabilities in three main areas: Digital inclusion, Digital Education and Entrepreneurship via its Community Digital Centers, Startups Innovation Growth Accelerator (BIG), Orange Coding Academy, Scholarships for students majoring in technological Disciples, Universities’ Innovation Labs, and Digital Accessibility program “Differently Abled, Definitely Enabled”.

In December 2019, Orange Group announced the strategic plan for the coming five years, Engage 2025, which aims to reinvent Orange’s operator model, accelerate in growth areas, place data and AI at the heart of its innovation model and build the company of tomorrow.

This new strategy is considered a work frame and a strong local commitment guided by social and environmental responsibility, as it will embrace fostering a business model that is devoted and liable to its employees, customers and society as a whole.

It also sets the group and its subsidiaries committed to tackling the climate challenge, by dedicating the efforts to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040.

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About Orange

Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 41 billion euros in 2018 and 148,000 employees worldwide at 30 September 2019, including 88,000 employees in France. The Group has a total customer base of 268 million customers worldwide at 30 September 2019, including 209 million mobile customers and 21million fixed broadband customers. The Group is present in 26 countries. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. In December 2019, the Group presented its new "Engage 2025" strategic plan, which, guided by social and environmental accountability, aims to reinvent its operator model. While accelerating in growth areas and placing data and AI at the heart of its innovation model, the Group will be an attractive and responsible employer, adapted to emerging professions.

Orange is listed on Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).

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