By Chioma Gabriel, in Barcelona, Spain
At the ongoing GSMA Mobile World holding in Barcelona, Spain, technology gaint, Huawei Technologies explained how the company has been working with Nigerian government and other mainstream mobile companies in Nigeria in developing the country”s ICT plan.
The Executive Director of the Board and Chief Strategy Marketing Officer of Huawei, Xu Wenwei, who disclosed this to Technology Journalists during a press conference said that Nigeria is a typical emerging market for mobile technology, adding that Huawei was working in tandem with mainstream mobile operators like mtn in developing and managing apps and projects.
“Nigeria is a populist country with great potentials working with mainstream operators like MTM, Glo, and others in developing the ICT plan for Nigeria. We have partnered with local carriers in hosting services in the area of music application like mtn and we have worked with the Nigerian government in development of its ICT plan.
We have developed many solutions for Nigeria . We have worked with local operators who have optic fibre problems.
“Emerging markets like Nigeria represents great potentials. In many emerging markets; they have defined ICT as part of national strategy and they have highbrow potential markets.
“We are entering an exciting era where everything is connected and intelligent.. this era presents a significant opportunity for emerging countries to shift from resource-dependent economies to innovation driven sustainable economic growth.
“To benchmark digital economies; huawei published the global connectivity index which stated that countries are increasingly aware that solid digital infrastructure is a key engine driving sustainable economic growth”, he explained.