Huawei’s mobile payment system Huawei Pay which is operational in some European markets and in China is set to launch in South Africa in 2019. Akhram Mohamed, Huawei South Africa’s CTO confirmed the date during the launch of Huawei Mate 20 Pro in Kyalami.
Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of Malawi had a meeting with Yi Xiang, Senior Vice President of Huawei during his visit to China where he said that Huawei has made great contributions to the construction of ICT infrastructure in Malawi.
The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat has witnessed the ceremony of signing a cooperation protocol between the National Telecommunication Institute (NTI), affiliated to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and Huawei Technologies- Egypt, to train 100 fresh graduate engineers on the latest ICT technologies, related to the Fourth Generation (4G) technologies and Long Term Evolution (LTE), which is one of the latest standards of wireless communication in the world. Graduates are to be granted accredited certification from the international company Huawei.
To support the accelerated build out of 5G in the United States, European telecommunications vendor Ericsson will increase its investment in the market. This series of strategic initiatives will allow Ericsson to operate even closer to its customers, meeting the growing demand for 5G globally and in the region.
Qualcomm’s long legal battle on Apple has escalated recently. The semiconductor giant now accuses the apple brand of stealing its manufacturing secrets and sharing them with its rival Intel.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced that its upcoming flagship mobile platform will feature a system-on-chip (SoC) built on the 7nm process node. The 7nm SoC can be paired with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G modem, which is expected to be the first 5G-capable mobile platform for premium tier smartphones and other mobile devices.
Following its participation in the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), Huawei, leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, announced that it is going to build a regional logistics center in Morocco.
Huawei and Tunisia have agreed to strengthen cooperation on digital development in country’s key economic sectors, including: transportation, education, smart city and energy. Huawei’s President for the Middle East and Africa, Yi Xiang, met with Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to exchange views on how best to promote digital transformation of Tunisian industry.
Swedish telecommunications vendor Ericsson has signed a mega 5G deal worth $3.5bn with mobile operator T-Mobile US.
US computer chip giant Qualcomm said it was set to drop a $43 billion acquisition of Dutch rival NXP after failing to win approval of antitrust authorities in China.