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What Is OLX?

OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth markets and is available in more than 50 countries and over 50 languages. OLX connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast, easy and free for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web.


Every month, hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world use OLX’s online marketplace to find and sell a wide range of products including furniture, musical instruments, sporting goods, cars, kids and baby items, motorcycles, cameras, mobile phones, property and much more. Operating in fast-growing markets around the globe, OLX helps people improve their lives through smart person-to-person trade.


OLX employs more than 1,200 committed employees worldwide located in places like Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Delhi, Jakarta, Lagos, Lisbon, Manila, Nairobi, Poznan, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

1- What is OLX?

OLX is the leading global online classifieds platform in emerging markets.

OLX works on providing smart solutions in addition to a platform for individuals to exchange their Items and services without the need for intermediaries or ‘middle men’.


2- How many countries does OLX serve?

OLX provides its services in more than 50 countries across Asia, Africa, Middle East, South America and Europe.


3- More than 240 million visitors and 17 billion views a month

OLX is the leading classifieds websites with more than 240 million visits and over 17 billion pageviews a month globally.


4- Where did OLX start?

OLX started in Argentina. Similar to how dubizzle started with Sim Whatley & J.C Butler, OLX started with Alec Oxenford & Fabrice Grinda as a simple idea around the concept of providing a platform to buy and sell unused items online without the need to pay commission to a third party.  


5- What does OLX stand for?

OLX stands for “Online Exchange”.


6- The most well known countries using OLX

OLX is providing services in more than 50 countries around the world, the most well known being India, Brazil, Kenya, Poland, Indonesia. They are now extending their reach to the Middle East after changing dubizzle’s name to OLX.

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