Orange Armenia, 100% subsidiary of France Telecom, launched its mobile voice and internet services on November 5, 2009 on the whole territory of the Republic of Armenia.
During 2009, 140 million dollars have been invested in Armenia, some 50 million dollars will be invested till the end of 2010, and now the company provides a full range of voice and data services in 600 cities and villages of Armenia. Orange has a wide 3G+ network and claims to cover more than 93% of the population.
Within the short period of operation Orange has leaded a range of innovations in the country, such as HD voice, which made Armenia the second country in the world having this technology. In Armenia Orange has also stimulated the market of smartphones, being the first to officially introduce iPhone.