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Transsion To Start Selling Smartphones In India

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The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Transssion (formerly Tecno Telecom),  is planning to launch its smartphone business in India effective in Q2 of 2016.

According to Gordon Zhang vice director of TeleAnalysis.

“Tecno will launch India operations in Q2, 2016 and launch smartphones.”

In the African market the company has been very active for last 9 years. During that time they have increased their market share thanks to a sound localization strategy.

“Once it launches India operations, the company is planning to go step wise. First, the focus is on getting supply chain to India. Second, make in India and sell in India. Third, focus is to make in India and sell to Africa. Fourth, is to make in India and sell to other emerging markets,”

“In 2014, Transsion did total sales of 46 million whereas in 2015 the company sold 59.2 million and in 2016 plans are to sell 80 million mobile phones,” said Zhang.

Established in July 2006 Transsion Holdings, is a high-tech enterprise concentrating in R&D, production, sale and service of smartphones and currently has a bundle of smartphone brands – iTel, Tecno, Carlcare and Infinix.

The firm has bureaus in Nigeria, Dubai, Tanzania, Kenya, Becesngal and Cameroon and has a plant in Ethiopia, apart from a plant in China. The Ethiopia factory has around 1,000 employees and exports smartphones to Nigeria, Angola and Tanzania. In China, Transsion assemblies 300 thousand smartphones per day.

The company Transsion Holding not only makes smartphones but they also make tablet, lightning, accessories and home appliances.


MTN and Liquid Telecom partner to extend footprint and offering in Africa

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Clients of MTN Group and Liquid Telecom are set to profit by a bigger network foot shaped impression crosswise over Africa. This takes after a declaration today that the two organizations have banded together to mutually offer clients access to the biggest altered and remote foot shaped impression over the mainland.

The organization, which covers wholesale, bearer to-transporter, rapid broadband, venture and altered information administrations, empowers MTN and Liquid Telecom access to one another’s settled and remote systems in nations on the African landmass, where one gathering may not as of now have vicinity.

As indicated by Liquid Telecom, the association is because of the expanding interest from organizations crosswise over West Africa for the organization’s broadband administration. “We have a merited notoriety in East, Central and Southern Africa, for giving quality broadband to organizations. We are laying 100km of new fiber consistently yet have chosen to accomplice for the present in West Africa with the goal that we can promptly take care of demand from organizations there,” says Nic Rudnick, CEO of The Liquid Telecom Group.

The organization empowers Liquid Telecom to offer organizations gigabit-rate administrations joined by arranged SLAs and reliably brilliant day in and day out client administration. The extra nations which Liquid Telecom will now have a vicinity in are Benin, Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sudan, South Sudan and Swaziland.

The concurrence with Liquid Telecom gives MTN the capacity to benefit its multinational endeavor clients in Burundi, DRC, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

MTN says the association reaffirms its dedication to empower and motivate the development of its endeavor clients crosswise over Africa and whatever remains of the world, and also facilitates its desire to be the ICT accomplice of decision for clients hoping to extend geologically.

“This organization will give awesome advantages to our clients. We will have the capacity to influence one another’s items and administrations to enhance our offerings to bearer and endeavor clients in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Furthermore, we have the chance to offer our clients benefits past our foot shaped impression, because of the consolidated foot shaped impressions of both organizations, and additionally those of our accomplices. Moreover, this association strengthens our broad administration offerings in nation and universally,”
says Elia Tsouros, MTN’s Enterprise Business Unit Head of Global Sales.

Fluid Telecom’s fiber system compasses 20 000km crosswise over Burundi, DRC, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe and is supplemented by its honor winning satellite administration for rustic zones. While MTN brags a broad availability foot shaped impression, with purposes of vicinity for its Global MPLS system in 22 nations, including South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Djibouti, UK, Netherlands, Nigeria, Cameroon, Zambia, Uganda, Ghana, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Cyprus, Benin, Guinea Conakry, Congo Brazzaville, Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and Botswana.

Together, Liquid Telecom and MTN will have the capacity to procurement systems with complex prerequisites quicker and offer one another’s wholesale, transporter, endeavor and settled administrations on the joined system – giving more decision to organizations of all sizes, intensel