Orange Jordan signs partnership agreement with Changelabs

Orange Jordan signed a partnership agreement with Changelabs, the leading business accelerator in the region to manage the operations of its BIG by Orange program. The program has recently concluded its seventh season and will start its eighth, which will be launched from its new headquarters at Orange Digital Village, as part of the company's ongoing efforts to enrich the program supporting Jordanian startups and develop the entrepreneurship sector in the Kingdom.

The program will continue for 8 months as part of Orange Jordan’s endeavor to enhance opportunities for innovation and leadership that contributes to socio-economic developments. BIG offers startups an opportunity to benefit from a wide network of entrepreneurial programs under the umbrella of Changelabs, since it focuses on the initial stages and support startups to reach an international entrepreneurial Society, in addition to a  network of important global mentors and trainers in the field of entrepreneurship.

Orange Jordan affirmed that this partnership embodies its commitment to developing “BIG” program, as it is one of its most important and annual initiatives to support leadership, which represents a major part its CSR strategy, pointing out that Changelabs will be an added value to this program, which has had a clear imprint on the success of more than 40 companies over the course of seven seasons, resulting in a positive impact on the socio-economic development.

Orange Jordan provides through BIG a specialized team of experts and consultants for training and guidance, in addition to marketing support, technical advice, holding events and workshops, in addition to offering opportunities to participate in leading international conferences, events, and the best experts from the local, regional and global network, in addition to different initiatives with diversified portfolio encouraging innovation and excellence, while contributing to the progress of startups. 


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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