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Orange Sonatel

Develop your business with SONATEL APIs

SONATEL, subsidiary of Orange, provides its millions of consumers with the best opportunities for convergence between mobile, Internet and television technologies.

As reference sub-regional operator, the SONATEL Group offers global telecommunications solutions in the fields of landline, mobile, Internet, television and data for individuals and businesses.

SONATEL's ambition regarding APIs

Since April 2021, SONATEL (Orange Senegal) has made its internal assets available to partners by setting up application programming interfaces (API).
This is part of an open approach with, among other, the following objectives:

  • Promoting Open Innovation
  • Developing of win-win business with partners
  • Reducing costs and time-to-market

The ambition is to offer external players the possibility of using the company’s own resources and thus creating innovative business.

SONATEL APIs in figures (2022) it’s…

  • +30 outsourced APIs
  • + 70 partner companies
  • a 25% increase in turnover

Orange Money, SONATEL's API flagship

Mobile money is experiencing a meteoric rise in Africa. Thus, to meet the strong expectations of the populations and to innovate more, the actors need to have direct access to the services of the operators. The services offered mainly concern merchant payment, UV deposit/withdrawal from an Orange Money customer account, payment by QR code, and internet payment.
SONATEL (Orange Senegal) thus provides APIs dedicated to companies operating in digital technology or to providers of digital services/content, to players in e-commerce, online games, ticketing, etc.

Implement merchant payment, UV deposit and airtime solutions and develop your business.

Customer stories

Jumia logo

Jumia has integrated the Orange Money API on its e-stores in Cameroon, as well as on Jumia Market.

Agro business

Agro-Business integrated the Orange SMS API to ensure information is distributed to the right person at the right time.


MLouma integrated 3 Orange APIs to boost its platform’s reach: #303# My StoreSMS, and Pay with Orange Bill.