Orange wins global networking and security contract with Rio Tinto International mining group Rio Tinto (RIO) has awarded Orange Business Services a five-year contract to deliver global networking and security services to more than 280 Rio Tinto sites around the world. The services support users in both global offices as well as remote mining locations such as Canga East in Guinea, Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia and Almaty in Kazakhstan. This new contract will consolidate IT infrastructure, enhance network performance and further integrate global resources cost effectively. Building on a 10-year working partnership between the two companies, this contract will allow further consolidation of IT infrastructure and services while addressing developing business requirements and improving agility and flexibility. Orange Business Services is a unit of France Telecom (FTE).