NetOne working with Huawei on mobile broadband upgrade

26 Feb 2021

Chinese vendor Huawei is to work with Zimbabwe’s state-owned cellco NetOne on the next phase of its ICT service development, with a focus on mobile broadband. A report from Daily News says the project is a ‘strategic cooperation between China and Zimbabwe’, with Huawei responsible for project delivery. Work during Phase II covered remote mountainous areas, while the two-year Phase III will seek to develop connectivity nationwide.

Huawei executive Jiang Jiaqi is quoted as saying: ‘The successful implementation of this project will drive the development of related industries, improve Zimbabwe’s informatisation and modernisation, and provide an efficient and convenient service platform for investors.’

Zimbabwe, Huawei Technologies, NetOne