Huawei has announced the completion of a 2-week demo of its latest convergent communications solutions for its Carrier Network, Consumer Devices, and Enterprise solutions. Kenya is the fourth country in Africa to host the demo truck after South Africa, Angola, and Tanzania.
During the two week demo, Huawei exhibited its E2E Solutions based on convergence, including convergent wireless solution( SingleRAN Solution), Smart Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC) bearer network, the SingleFAN solution, Video Conference Solution, Huawei Distribute Cloud Data Center Solution, Huawei Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), lasted smartphones and tablets, among others.
Commenting on the ICT demo, Huawei Technologies CEO for Kenya Mr. Wind Li said: “Mobile broadband has redefined the way we communicate and live. With new and innovative business models emerging, mobile broadband presents the telecom industry with significant challenges and opportunities,” he said.
Li added that Huawei has developed the value growth solution that will see local operators benefiting significantly from Mobile Broadband (MBB) and its offerings.
According to the 2012 Broadband Commission’s Report titled: “The State of Broadband 2012: Achieving Digital Inclusion for All,” there is growing evidence that broadband is making a tangible difference in the lives of people around the world and accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The World Bank estimates that a 10 % increase in national broadband penetration in developing countries results in a 1.38 % GDP growth.
Huawei is already working with countries in Africa to support their national broadband network and help to pioneer broadband connectivity in various countries including South Africa, Angola, Zambia and Kenya among others.