(Ecofin Agency) - MTN Group signed a framework agreement with Huawei for innovation during the MWC 2019 in Barcelona. According to Li Dafeng, a member of Huawei’s supervisory board, this agreement will strengthen the two parties’ strategic partnership and let MTN offer state-of-the-art digital services to individuals and firms in Africa.
"Previously, we focused on building high-quality network serving end-users as well as on business requirements, scenarios, and business success. We believe Huawei's outstanding innovation, R&D, and localized service capabilities will help MTN build differentiated competitiveness and leadership in its target markets," Li Dafeng said.
Jens Schulte-Bockum, director of MTN Group’s operations indicated that Huawei’s support would help the telecom group explore new usage made possible by the network, service quality and zero security problems the technical partner would have helped build over the years.