Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Senegal and Madagascar Get Mozilla's Smart Phone

(Alcatel One-touch) Orange Klif, a 3G phone that runs on Orange's mobile network, is now available in Senegal and Madagascar. The smart phone runs the open source Firefox operating system. Mozilla had announced that it would like to patronize Africans make Africa a major focus at the last Mobile World Congress. They started shipping phones in South Africa few months ago and plan to enter other markets in coming months.

Following the launch, the company shared on its blog saying "Through these launches, Mozilla and Orange deliver on the promise of putting the mobile web within reach of millions more people not previously addressed by mobile offers,".

Mozilla reiterated that Firefox OS smartphones aren't meant to stand up against iPhones or flagship Android devices. We are trying to get devices in the hands of people who have never owned any type of smartphone, Africa is a potential market that is by all accounts massive and could bring significant growth.

The launch of this product-service, shows how serious Mozilla views the African consumer and it’s committed to creating want and meeting demand. The Phone sells for around $40

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