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Huawei showcases strategies for digitalization in Africa at AfricaCom

(People's Daily Online)  Sissy Zhang  2016-11-17 07:03


AfricaCom 2016 is held on Nov 15th - 17th in Cape Town, South Africa. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Zhang Jiexian)

Cape Town, Nov 15 (People’s Daily Online) - As the largest and most influential Africa-focused telecom tech event, AfricaCom kicked off on Tuesday in Cape Town, gathering nearly 400 exhibitors from the industry which offer innovative solutions to the continent’s most pressing challenges, more than 40 of them are Chinese enterprises.

China’s Huawei, revealed its key focus areas that would accelerate the proliferation of digital services in Africa. It is estimated that over ten thousand attendees may be engaged from across the entire digital ecosystem.


Huawei staff showcases Smart Home services to attendees at AfricaCom 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Zhang Jiexian)

Digital transformation is the engine for Africa Telecom industry growth, and will empower the innovation of other industries as well. Huawei showcased a wide range of solutions such as Narrow Band Internet of Things (NB-IOT), Smart Home, Cloud, Video, Safe City, etc. These are designed to help African telecom carriers and enterprises transform their network into an agile and flexible one and to realize operational efficiency, accelerate business transformation in the digital era.


A attendee looks at Huawei Watch at AfricaCom 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Zhang Jiexian)

AfricaCom 2016 is held on Nov 15th - 17th in Cape Town, South Africa. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Zhang Jiexian)

Huawei and MTN launch NB- IoT at AfricaCom 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Zhang Jiexian)

Huawei showcases a wide range of solutions to help the digitalization of African telecom carriers and enterprises. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Zhang Jiexian)


AfricaCom 2016 is held on Nov 15th - 17th in Cape Town, South Africa. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Zhang Jiexian)