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Huawei Partners With Redington To Support Kenya’s Digital Transformation

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT), Joe Mucheru (centre) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT), Jerome Ochieng and Huawei technologies Kenya, C.E.O Stone He (right)
Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT), Joe Mucheru (centre) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT), Jerome Ochieng and Huawei technologies Kenya, C.E.O Stone He (right)

Huawei Technologies has signed a Framework Distribution Agreement in Kenya with Redington Gulf, a distributor of IT Telecom and Lifestyle products.

Under this partnership, Huawei will work with Redington to provide technological equipment such as data centre facilities, and both IT and communications hardware and software for the Kenyan market.

On its part, Redington will handle the local channel development for Huawei Technological solutions.

Announcing the partnership at the Huawei-Redington Partner Summit, Huawei and Redington committed themselves to providing training and support.

“In order to maximize Huawei’s robust ICT capabilities, Huawei has teamed up with partners and developers to explore the road to digital transformation. Huawei credits strategic partnerships to its growing success around the globe. As a result, this in turn creates business success for customers using Huawei’s competitive products,” Said Mr Stone He, Huawei Technologies Kenya CEO.

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Cabinet Secretary –Ministry of Information, Communication & Technology, Mr Joe Mucheru, emphasized on the government’s commitment to fostering partnerships in the IT sector to drive the Big 4 Agenda.

“Our government is working to develop ways for ICT companies to promote and provide their innovative solutions to the government through a whitebox initiative which will be launched soon. Our government is willing to partner with Kenyan companies to drive Kenya’s digital transformation. There are many opportunities for all of you as part of this especially in the Big Four,” noted Mucheru.

Redington Kenya Managing Director, Raj Shankar reiterated on the importance of partnerships in driving innovation among players in the telecom industry.

“We are pleased with this new milestone in partnering with Huawei and believe that working together will enable new technology solutions to be brought to the market and reach across Kenya through our strong network and capabilities. This, we are confident will play a supporting role in driving the realization of the government’s Big 4 Agenda,” says Shankar.

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Written by Francis Muli

Senior reporter at Kahawa Tungu, Muli has a passion for human interest stories. Believes in unearthing societal rots that have been hidden from the public eye.
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