Connectivity is a Technicality. For South Africa, we call it 'Connectunity'

South Africa has a unique mix of cultures, ethnicities and geography.
With 11 official languages and ‘Unity in Diversity’ as its national motto, Huawei’s role in enabling dependable connectivity across its population of 57 million is essential.

We believe in bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a connected, intelligent future. Connectivity is a technicality, but the universal objective is unity – and unity can help to bring progress and prosperity.

Connectunity about achieving unity through connectivity, to provide equality, possibilities and opportunities for everyone.

In today's world, digital connections make social integration, business collaboration and personal growth possible. With Connectunity, our future can be amazing.


Connectunity can mean:

Opportunity

  • Business leads
  • Job creation
  • Skill transfer/upgrades
  • Higher education
  • Self-empowerment, and more

Community

  • Fostering an environment for innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Digital transformation to improve quality of lives
  • Empowering societies
  • Offering a fair share of voice
  • Building connections, and more

Meet the Connectunity Crew

Lead Singer - Mikhale Jones AKA MJ

Young. Talented. Passionate. Originally from a small town south of Johannesburg, Mikhale Jones (MJ), was amongst the youngest at dance school to make it through the coveted “Katz Whiskers” Championships 2006. She’s a member of the corporate singing trio XOXO, along with Tamara Dey and Mariechan. Trained in drama and live performances, she’s also a proficient choreographer and dancer. She’s blessed with wide-ranging vocals and is the singer to watch out for.

Rapper/Producer/Audio Engineer – Big Dreamz (Sandile Lephondo)

He raps. He sings. He writes. He composes. He produces. He engineers. He even hosts. Highly-acclaimed, multi-talented, enigmatic Big Dreamz has an unbreakable passion for perfection in musical expression. Big Dreamz has worked with many leading South African and international stars, such as Cassper Nyovest, Major League, Afrotraction, DJ Capital, and many more. He’s also a regular MC for major national music festivals. With a strong commercial background, he’s produced an impressive list of original music tracks for global blue-chip brands in South Africa.

Associate Music Producer/Engineer - Grammy-nominee Maz (Mazwe Mtetwa)

Swazi-born, Grammy-nominee Maz is no newcomer to the scene. From gold to platinum selling records, Maz has worked with some of South Africa’s most prolific artists, such as the legendary Hugh Masekala and Don Laka. Some of his hottest productions include: Bongo Mafin (Multiplatinum), Mafikizolo (Gold), Hugh Masekela (Grammy nominee), Zonke (SAMA Awards).

Exclusive Behind the Scenes

The production planning for started as early as March 2018, with the film shot over two very long days in September 2018, across a variety of locations in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Behind the scenes video

Watch where and how the music video was filmed. With exclusive interviews.

Interview video

Huawei’s creative director Xavier Wong explains the thinking.

Huawei’s creative director Xavier Wong works with Big Dreamz on the composition of the music track

Big Dreamz practising before the cameras roll

An intense discussion on the scenes to match the music

Huawei South Africa

Established in 1999, Huawei South Africa serves all South African mainstream telcos, and provides ICT business solutions to government and enterprises. We also have a strong presence in the consumer market with world-class smartphones/devices, such as the P20 and Mate 20 series.

Our vision and mission is to bring digital to every person, home and organisation for a fully connected, intelligent world. We believe in universal access to connectivity, because connectivity can be an enabler: creating unity, developing opportunity, building community.

Huawei South Africa actively contributes to local communities, with initiatives like innovation and training centres, SMME development and student scholarships, just to name a few. We employ over 1,000 staff at our headquarters in Woodmead, Johannesburg, and have created over 5,000 ICT jobs through sub-contractors.

2019 marks Huawei’s 20th anniversary in South Africa and Africa. We are working with our partners to bridge the digital divide by expanding mobile/data networks, innovating solutions for business and enterprise, investing in SMME development and in developing ICT talent.

Globally, Huawei is the world’s leading information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation and open collaboration, Huawei’s ICT portfolio includes solutions for telecommunication and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing.