Huawei, partner of Zimbabwe’s second largest telecom provider in broadband expansion2021-03-03
Net One, Zimbabwe’s second largest mobile network provider, has partnered with Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei to improve mobile broadband services up to $ 400,000. The project will employ approximately 1500 people. The project is planned to start soon.
Huawei account manager Jiang Jiaqi said in a statement that “the project has mainly partnered with Net One to improve communication security and mostly to improve the telecom service in remote areas of Zimbabwe and increase the speed of the mobile broadband, especially in remote areas, and the Chinese government, Zimbabwe. has always given strong support to the construction of the communication infrastructure of the company, “he said.
Jiang Jiaqi said, “The Chinese government, involved in the construction of communication and national information projects, has also trained relevant professionals for Zimbabwe to ensure good cooperation. The implementation of local subcontracting work will help improve local employment and provide more jobs. At the same time, the wide implementation of the network. will also support talent exchange and development, “he said.
Local technicians and engineers will be employed in the construction and maintenance phases of the project, in order to create jobs for the people of Zimbabwe.
China and Zimbabwe have a longstanding relationship in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, and Chinese firms such as Huawei and ZTE have provided equipment to Zimbabwe’s network providers in the past decades.