Huawei, Skytel open Arusha outlet in growth strategy

23Jan 2017
Prosper Makene
The Guardian
Huawei, Skytel open Arusha outlet in growth strategy

CHINESE technology giant, Huawei has partnered with an Arusha City based agent, Skytel to open a modern shop in the Northern Tourist enclave.

Arusha City Business Officer, Steven Sultan (2nd R) and Huawei Manager, Qin Yilin (2nd L) cutting a ribbon to officially launch Huawei-Skytel outlet in Arusha.

Speaking over the weekend shortly after launching of the Huawei-Skytel outlet, one of the company’s managers in the country, Qin Yilin said the launch of the shop is a response to the growing demand its devices in the domestic market.

“Huawei knows what Tanzanians need, that’s why you can see we are now in Northen Zone. Arusha residents and neighboring towns can now access our services easily than before” Yilin said.

He noted that the Huawei-Skytel partnership will be very useful in the Chinese company’s growth plans locally.

“Tanzania has enjoyed a good relationship with Huawei because we have previously partnered with the government on many projects successfully,” Yilin noted.

He urged other technology dealers countrywide seeking to sell Huawei’s products to get in touch.

“Our aim is to see Huawei products at every corner of this country,” he bragged.
To celebrate the launch of the new shop, the Huawei Manager announced availability of its latest devices the Huawei Y3II mobile handset selling at throw away price as promotion.

“Other phone models that will also be sold at the Huawei Skytel shop are our latest P9, Y5ii. Y3c, Y6II, Y3lite and many more,” Yilin concluded.

Huawei Technologies Co. Limited is a Chinese multinational working in networking and telecommunications equipment and services company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong.
The company is the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer in the world, having overtaken Ericsson in 2012, records show.

It was founded in 1987 by Ren Zhengfei, a former engineer in the People's Liberation Army.

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