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Orange To Bring Its Cameroon Customers The Best Mobile Has To Offer

LOS ANGELES, September 10, 2009 – Mobile-XL, a mobile technology company, today announced that it has partnered with Orange, the leading telecommunications company operating in Cameroon, to bring the XLBrowser to Orange’s customers, starting in October 2009.

Mobile-XL’s XLBrowser is a revolutionary mobile software application that utilizes SMS to provide instant access to local and global information to anyone, anywhere, using almost any mobile phone.  The XLBrowser’s intuitive interface will give orange’s subscribers instant access to a wide range of services ranging from news, sports music to email access, chat as well as user generated content.

According to Bruno Raffin, Head of Value Added Services, Orange Cameroon, “As market leaders in innovation, we are always looking for ways to better serve our customers and bring solutions that will improve our communities.  Partnering with Mobile-XL allows us to give our users the most complete content platform available today, while at the same time opening opportunities for content providers to work with Orange in building a local content ecosystem.  We are excited to launch this versatile and much needed service for the people of Cameroon.”

 “We are pleased that Orange Cameroon has recognized the value of the XLBrowser as a unique solution with tremendous mass appeal due to its simplicity, reliability and relevance. Our expertise in the local and the global content landscapes and our comprehensive understanding of the VAS business were the deciding factors for this partnership. Orange continues to show its leadership and vision; as demand for SMS and content increase, this upcoming launch is an important step in our mission to deliver the best of local and global content to Orange’s subscribers using SMS,” according to Donato Venafro, VP of Carrier Relations for Mobile-XL.

About Mobile-XL: Mobile-XL is a California-based technology company focused on building value added services to mobile users worldwide. Mobile-XL’s mission is to bridge the digital divide by connecting families, friends, communities and businesses using the ubiquitous SMS channel. Mobile-XL products are revolutionary in providing connectivity and tools for empowerment to areas with limited or expensive internet access. For more information, please visit

About Orange Cameroon: The leading provider of mobile telephony and wireless services launched in 2000, Orange Cameroon boasts today over 3MM subscribers with a diversified range of services from telephony, data services including broadband internet access and a host of value added solutions.  With nationwide coverage, Orange has grown to be more than a mobile operator and has established itself as a leading brand in the country with mass appeal that reflects a strong local identity, a favorable market presence, strong core values, innovation and an always positive outlook on the telecom industry that it has greatly influenced and is constantly improving. For more information, please visit

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