Chinese state-owned telecommunication company China Telecom has selected ZTE Corporation in the operator's core router centralized procurement 2021, with the core router ZXR10 T8000 gaining a No.2 market share of 30% in the CR-A1 (single device) section, and winning the CR-A2 (cluster) section with the highest score in the overall ranking.
Africa’s smartphone market saw shipments decline 2.3 per cent quarter on quarter (QoQ) during Q3 2021, though feature phones performed reasonably well, according to the latest figures announced by market intelligence provider International Data Corporation (IDC).
Smartphones are getting cheaper. 3G and 4G are reaching more people than ever. However, nearly three billion people are still offline – and in fact have never used the internet. And, of those 2.9 billion, an estimated 96 per cent live in developing countries.
The South Korean tech giant Samsung has reportedly decided to shift some of the manufacturing of its smartphones from Vietnam to India.
Africell and Industry Five are launching a pilot project that will see mobile phones assembled in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the first time.