Global ICT Leader, Huawei Technologies carried the day as the only company to win four awards at the 2019 Mobex Africa Innovation Awards held last Saturday, to celebrate excellence, innovation and creativity among enterprises and individuals in Africa.
At the Innovation Awards, Huawei’s 5G innovation emerged as winner for the Most Innovative Service Provider in the Business of Tomorrow Category. Huawei has developed eleven 5G R&D centers around the world and has utilize more than 5700 5G R&D experts and engineers to advance the future of the 5G revolution. It has also announced the first 5G smartphone, the Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) equipped with the world’s first and most powerful 5G multiple mode chipset for high speed connectivity and flexible communication.
At the same awards, Huawei was adjudged the best company with Innovation in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), with its global flagship innovative CSR program; Huawei Seeds for the Future initiative. Huawei’s Seeds for the Future CSR program has won many awards in Ghana since its inception in 2015. The program which seeks to develop local ICT talent, enhance knowledge transfer, promote a greater understanding of and interest in the latest innovative technologies, offers brilliant University students the rare opportunity of visiting Huawei Labs in China to learn the late and improve regional building and participation in the digital community. 60 Students have so far benefitted from the initiative.
Huawei’s customer centric core value also earned the organizations their 3rd award of the night as the company was named winner of the Innovation in Customer Service Awards, while the Huawei P30 Pro which comes with four rear cameras, with an ultra-wide angle and 50x zoom capabilities as well as a 200mAh battery with 40W SuperCharge technology was named the Mobile Device of the Year.
Speaking on the Awards, Managing Director for Huawei, Ghana, Mr. Tommy Zhou, said; “We appreciate the awards as it shows that our efforts are being recognized. Huawei will continue to bring innovative technologies and solutions to better improve the lives of Ghanaians.” He added that through their flagship Seeds for the Future and Huawei ICT Academy, Huawei has trained 1000+ Ghanaians in various ICT disciplines.”
“The quest to provide customers with high-quality products and services is endless and as such Huawei is determined to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected and intelligent world. We will continue to play an active role in driving Ghana’s ICT sector development as we grow and collaborate with our partners lead the innovation drive to lead Ghana into the era of the 4th industrial revolution of all things connected.” Mr. Zhou added with respect to the company’s achievement in 5G and Innovation in Customer Service.
Mobex Africa Innovation Awards (MIA) is an industry-specific awards scheme established to honor excellence, innovation and creativity of enterprises and individuals helping transform lives and livelihood using technology. The awards was created to help drive the creative, technical, and professional progress of organizations and individuals providing solutions to social challenges, enhancing businesses and evolving forms of social interactions.
Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.
Huawei’s end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.
At Huawei, innovation focuses on customer needs. We invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have more than 180,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.
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