Orange Launches iPhone 3G, 3GS in Uganda
Wireless carrier Orange Uganga has announced that the company has brought the iPhone to Uganda. The company is currently officering both the iPhone 3G and 3GS to users at price plans ranging from six to 24 months. Orange Uganda Chief Executive Philippe Luxcey said the initial excitement that has been registered for the service is immense.
“Since we announced the arrival of iPhone on Orange, we have already seen several hundred customers register their interest on our Web site, orange.ug,” Luxcey said.
“We will be matching their enthusiasm with a 3G+ mobile broadband network that covers more people in Uganda than any other operator, a commitment to deliver the best 3G+ experience on the iPhone and best-in-class applications and plans.”
Anisha Sekatawa, the Orange Uganda head of brand and communication, said the offering comes with a package of data, SMS (Short Message Service) and voice.
Orange will also provide repair services in case of damage to the iPhones they sell to users.
Orange’s service comes with specifically designed iPhone plans and price points, all with excellent data usage options, to ensure that users adopt the service.
The iFlex price plan will offer 400MB of data traffic, 300 minutes of local calls and 240 SMS per month, while the iMax plan includes 800MB per month of data traffic.
The iPhone models on offer range from an 8GB iPhone to a 32GB model with prices ranging from $1,421 to $3,421.