orange history

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Few brands have caught the public’s imagination like Orange. It arrived at a time when mobile phone networks were things called Mercury One2One and Vodafone Airtouch and in its wake, completely changed the face of branding in the UK forever. Along the way, it also racked up plenty of subscribers, quickly becoming one of the UK’s very biggest mobile networks. In 2016 though, the Orange brand is no more, so what happened to the company? Let’s find out.

orange history

 

The history of the British telecommunications industry is, more than anything else, a history of takeovers. The companies who supply our phones with calls, texts and mobile internet have all gone through takeovers at various stages in their existence, but without those takeovers, we can be certain that they wouldn’t have developed into the businesses we know today. That’s never truer when we talk about Orange. Once the product of a complicated ownership system, it’s undergone several takeovers that all helped shape it into the company we know so well. So, let’s dig in, shall we?

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The story of Orange is, quite frankly, a remarkable one. From its inception, it was a company that set out to do things differently, and along the way it changed advertising, telecommunications and the entire mobile market itself. Though you can’t switch your mobile phone on to see its logo today, the company is still here, living under a different name. They were a pioneering and brilliant company, and their rise is absolutely worth charting. So, join us as we do just that in what we call ‘The Rise and Fall of Orange’.