Orange has joined the prpl Foundation as a Platinum Member. Prpl Foundation, an open-source, community-driven consortium, is dedicated to the harmonization of network architecture to accelerate greater service provider capabilities worldwide.

Orange Group joins prpl Foundation’s members, ranging from Chipset Makers to Internet Service Providers, including Deutsche Telekom AG, CommScope, Vodafone, Verizon and Nokia.

Thierry Souche, SVP Orange Labs Services and Group CIO, said, “By collaborating with prpl Foundation members and taking an active role in developing open-source standards, we will accelerate innovation and improve the quality and security of our services.”

Newly appointed President of prpl Foundation, Len Dauphinee added, “The open-source products from prpl Foundation enable carrier-grade implementations and smart cloud services for the next generation connected home. We are looking forward to working with Orange to build manageable self-organized networks and further drive our smart society of the future to benefit all customers.”

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