Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

China’s Xiaomi To Sell More Smartphones In Africa

After entering the South American market in June 2015, Xiaomi now plans to further expand into the African market by launching Hongmi 2 and Xiaomi 4 in the coming weeks. However, the Chinese smartphone company will not fight alone in markets like South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. It will cooperate with Mobile in Africa Group, […]


TCL Sold 421,000 LCD TVs In October 2008

According to the latest sales report released by China’s TV maker TCL Group, in October 2008, the company sold 421,000 LCD TVs, a year-on-year increase of 184.7%.


Hisense’s Fifth Overseas Production Base Put Into Production

Having already established production bases in South Africa, France, Hungary and Algeria, Chinese home electronics manufacturer Hisense has just built its newest production base in Egypt.


ZTE To Build First WiMAX Commercial Network In Africa

The Chinese telecom equipment giant ZTE has signed an exclusive contract with the Mauritanian telecom operator Chinguitel to build the first 2.5 GHz mobile WiMAX commercial network in the country, which is also the first major WiMAX commercial network across the entire African continent.


ZTE Wins USD400 Million Contract In Ethiopia

The Chinese telecom manufacturer ZTE has signed a USD400 million agreement with the Ethiopian Telecommunication Corporation to provide 15 million wireless mobile networks in Ethiopia.


PC Shipments Slow Due to Financial Turmoil

A new report from IDC states worldwide PC shipments struggled to meet expectations in the third quarter of 2008, with companies like China’s Lenovo struggling as spending slowed.


ZTE Gains WiMAX Forum’s Wave2 System Certification

ZTE Corporation, China’s leading telecom equipment manufacturer, has announced that its WiMAX 16e system gained the Wave2 qualification certification issued by the WiMAX Forum.


Orascom Telecom Funds English-learning Website In China

Lingo Media has received USD5,000,000 in financing from Orascom Telecom to be used for ongoing development, maintenance and operation of Lingo Media’s Speak2Me web portal and for general working capital purposes in China.


CDC Software Heads To Africa For New Opportunities

China-based CDC Corporation’s (CHINA) CDC Software has signed an agreement with Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings where Rifle-Shot will act as the exclusive value-added reseller of CDC Software’s process manufacturing industry solutions throughout Africa, especially in the rapidly-growing South Africa market.


China Mobile Continues To Extend Global Reach

China Mobile (CHL) has chosen Sybase 365 to extend its international SMS connectivity to an additional 44 countries and more than 130 operators.