By Emeka Aginam
With total revenue of $32.4 billion for its 2011 operation year, Huawei, one of the leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has disclosed that it plans to set up 3 Global Network Operation Centers (GNOC) in the country.
One of the GNOCs will be set up in in Lagos. The project which will be of great value in the training of telecom experts, according to Huawei is expected to come on stream by July this year.
But at a media parley while reviewing the company’s global and Nigeria’s business performance in 2011, Mr. Pan Fan, MD/CEO, Huawei Nigeria, said the company’s performance for the year under review was impressive.
“Established in Shenzhen, China, Huawei has grown to become a global ICT solutions provider running its business in over 140 countries worldwide. It becomes the second largest ICT solutions provider with USD 32.4 Billion revenue in 2011, an 11.7% growth over the previous year.”
“In 2011, Huawei increased its investment in the enterprise and consumer business segments, and achieved all-around growth on the back of strong business momentum generated by the company’s successful transformation into a complete end-to-end ICT solutions provider. “