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  • Huawei Challenges Apple’s Siri With Mobile AI

    There was chatter around AI a couple of years ago, triggered by Apple’s voice assistant, Siri. And while voice assistants have retreated into the background, artificial intelligence has kept hold of people’s imaginations and remains a key trend in technology. 

    2017-09-14
  • Broadband Is The Foundation For Cloud Services In Southern Africa

    Huawei South Africa has urged ICT policy makers to consider broadband connectivity not just for internet access, but as an enabler of cloud services which will leapfrog digitization of Southern African economies. 

    2017-09-07
  • Huawei Partners with TÜV Rheinland for Certification of SuperCharge Technology

    Huawei Consumer Business Group today announced its cooperation with TÜV Rheinland to certify Huawei’s SuperCharge technology. Certification will mark the first time an end-to-end fast-charging technology has successfully completed the rigorous tests set forth by the world-renowned safety experts. Testing encompasses every component, requiring adapters, IC circuits and charging cable materials to pass safety,  low temperature and thermal shock tests. 

    2017-09-05
  • Huawei Reveals the Future of Mobile AI at IFA 2017

    Today at IFA 2017, Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled a new era in smartphone innovation. As part of CEO Richard Yu’s keynote address, he revealed Huawei’s vision for the future of artificial intelligence with the launch of the Kirin 970. By combining the power of the cloud with the speed and responsiveness of native AI processing, Huawei is bringing AI experiences to life and changing the way we interact with our devices.

    2017-09-02
  • Technology Will Accelerate Achievement Of Sustainable Development Goals

    Global ICT solutions provider, Huawei says technology will drive inclusive, sustainable growth that is needed for countries to achieve the United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

    2017-08-31
  • Huawei And Partners Kick-Start Career Opportunities For TUT HAINA Graduates

    Huawei and its channel partners hosted a certification award ceremony as well as interview sessions for Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA) graduates from the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) today at the Huawei Innovation and Experience Centre in Sandton.

    2017-08-18
  • Huawei Revenue Hits CNY283.1 billion, a 15% Increase Year-on-Year

    Huawei today announced its business results for the first half of 2017. In the first six months of this year, Huawei generated revenue of CNY283.1 billion, an increase of 15% over the same period last year. The company's operating margin was 11%. 

    2017-07-28
  • Huawei Consumer Business Group Announces 2017 H1 Business Results

    Huawei Consumer Business Group today announced its 2017 first half year financial results: sales revenue for the first six months of 2017 increased by 36.2% year-on-year to CNY105.4 billion. Smartphone shipments also rose to 73.01million, a year-on-year increase of 20.6%.

    2017-07-27
  • T-Systems South Africa and Huawei Announce A Locally Based Open Stack Enterprise Cloud For South Africa

    In an industry disrupting partnership, T-Systems South Africa and Huawei have announced that they will be bringing Open Telekom Cloud (OTC) to local shores. 


    2017-07-25
  • Huawei: Building Smart Communities In Africa By Enabling Development of IOT

    Huawei, which recently won a GSMA award for its NB-IoT solution, says its vision is to support and promote the concept of “smart communities” in Africa.

    2017-07-12
  • Huawei Commits to Driving Social and Economic Growth in Africa by Mobile Broadband

    Leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei says it is ready to partner with African governments, operators and private companies to advance economic and social development on the continent through enhancing mobile broadband; it made this announcement at the GSMA Mobile 360 Africa which started in Dar es Salaam today.

    2017-07-11
  • Huawei Partners With WorldRemit To Accelerate Growth Of Low Cost Mobile-To-Mobile Money Transfers

    Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit and Huawei have announced a partnership making WorldRemit’s international money transfer service available to all partners of Huawei’s mobile money service platform across Africa.

    2017-07-11
  • Building A Strong ICT Infrastructure Is The First Step To Realising Effective Economic Transformation

    Digitisation must be the engine for South Africa’s future development, underpinned by a strong ICT policy framework, including a firm commitment to investment from government and the private sector.

    2017-06-21
  • Leading The Way For ICT Solutions, Huawei Supports Vision 2030

    Leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei believes that ICT is a vital enabler for economic growth. Huawei is participating in the annual Vision 2030 Summit which aims to unpack and assess South Africa’s National Development Plan, which is government’s blueprint for economic and social growth.

    2017-06-14
  • Huawei and PRASA Launches South Africa’s First GSM-R Rail Network Operation

    Huawei and Passenger Railway Agency of South Africa (PRASA) jointly announced the first rail operational Global System for Mobile Communications-Railway (GSM-R) network today at Africa Rail 2017, the largest and longest-running rail event in Africa held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 13th to 14th June.

    2017-06-13
  • Huawei and MTN Committed To Growing South Africa’s IoT Sector

    Leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei has emphasized that cooperating with partners, to build a profitable ecosystem, is the best way to accelerate the development of the Internet of Things in South Africa.

    2017-06-01
  • Huawei Holds the Fifth Power Summit with Partners in South Africa

    As Africa's largest electric power exhibition, African Utility Week (AUW) 2017 is held in Cape Town of South Africa from May 16 to 18. During the exhibition, Huawei co-hosted its Fifth Power Summit under the theme "Leading New ICT, the Road to Smart Grid". More than 260 government officials, electric power industry executives and experts gathered to discuss how innovative ICT products and solutions can be used to enable a Smart Grid that delivers efficient, reliable and affordable energy to consumers.

    2017-05-18
  • Eskom and Huawei Partner to Advance Smart Grid Innovation

    Huawei today announced a smart grid joint innovation initiative with Eskom at its Fifth Global Power Summit at the African Utility Week (AUW) event in Cape Town. The Huawei-Eskom collaboration aims to accelerate digital transformation in the power industry through the development of IoT, cloud, communications and cyber security solutions, enabling a smart grid that delivers efficient, reliable and affordable energy to consumers.

    2017-05-17
  • Huawei Unveils New-Gen Enterprise Storage For SMEs

    As part of its all-flash storage portfolio, Huawei unveiled its new-gen entry-level storage systems, the OceanStor 2000 V3 series, at the Huawei South Africa Eco-Connect Conference in Sandton today. The new series is built to support rapid business growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and can be widely applied in industries such as government, health care, education, telecommunications, energy and manufacturing.

    2017-04-20
  • Huawei Launches OpenLab in South Africa

    Huawei today unveiled its Global OpenLab Program in South Africa at its flagship event, the Huawei Eco-Connect Conference in Sandton. It outlines Huawei’s strategic development of 15 new upcoming OpenLabs and investment plan for the next three years.

    2017-04-20
  • Huawei Launches Authorised Network Academy With Wits University

    Huawei and the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) announced the launch of the Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA) at the Huawei South Africa Eco-Connect Conference in Sandton today. The HAINA initiative is a global ICT technology education program which authorises universities and tertiary education organisations to deliver Huawei certification courses to their students.

    2017-04-20
  • Huawei Launches Its First All-Flash Storage System in South Africa

    Huawei officially launched the industry’s first new-generation convergent all-flash system that features flash-oriented storage OS, chips and Solid State Drive (SSD) end-to-end in-depth optimisation today at the Huawei South Africa Eco-Connect Conference, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre.

    2017-04-20
  • One-Stop Data Migration and NOS Services

    Huawei introduced its Smart Network Operation Service (NOS) and One-Stop Data Migration Service today at the Huawei Eco-Connect Conference at the Sandton Convention Centre. In an era where enterprises and governments are increasingly dependent on the availability and flexibility of their ICT infrastructure, traditional enterprise ICT systems face enormous challenges to ensure stability and efficiency.

    2017-04-20
  • Huawei Launches Intelligent Bus Transportation Solution

    Huawei introduced its intelligent transportation system (ITS) solution for buses for the first time in Africa today at the i-Transport & UATP Conference and Exhibition 2017, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

    2017-02-14