Huawei launches Digital inCloud centre in Africa


(Jul-2015) Huawei has revealed the launch of their Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional center at the 5th Annual VAS Africa summit. The event attracted over 70 carriers and Service Providers (SPs)/ Content Providers (CPs) in the region.

According to Huawei, it is the first global solutions provider to bring Digital inCloud solution to Africa. “Huawei Digital in Cloud solution will facilitate: ease of distribution and trade between consumer, carriers, and partners of digital products/services. This facilitation will be achieved through improved content aggregation, better management of local and global digital content,” said Felix Tang, Director of Huawei Eastern & Southern Region Carrier Software Department.

The Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional center is dedicated to building Africa’s digital eco-system through cooperation of Operators and Local and Global partners, to introduce digital services to Africa and vice versa. This localised business operation, promotes African carriers and partners to develop digital products and services enabling them to compete globally. “Huawei brings a wealth of knowledge and experience on how to build and operate the local digital eco-system, and help operators and partners generate revenue securely and in a transparent manner. Huawei, through Global partner agreements brings the best channels to distribute local digital content globally” added Tang.

Globally, Huawei Digital inCloud has aggregated over 2,000 partners with over 200,000 high-quality digital content and has served over 140M carrier users. The content covers digital music, mobile games, videos, API openness, traffic monetization, B2B Cloud and M2M

With the launch of Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional center, Huawei’s global distribution network nodes increased from 8 to 9 and this will enhance Huawei’s regional service capability.

Source: IT News Africa