Minister highlights Huawei’s technological center benefits

  • Minister of telecommunications Manuel Homem (L.), visits new Huawei park
Luanda – Angolan minister of Telecommunications, Information Technologies and Social Communication Manuel Homem said Friday in Luanda that Huawei's technological center will allow the creation of skills, digital inclusion and conditions for the implementation of 5G technology.

Manuel Homem stressed the importance of the centre at the end of the visit to the infrastructure under construction in the municipality of Talatona, in Luanda, since 2019.

Speaking to the press, the minister considered the investment strategic for the telecommunications sector in Angola which, according to him, will be also turned into a training center for  young talents in new technologies.

As for 5G, the minister explained that the regulatory body is refarming of the frequencies, to allow technical conditions to allocate them, providing operators with the capacity to ensure the technology's functionality, since they express the need for implementation in the country.

“The process has already started. We are in the consolidation phase of the companies in the headquarters, for a necessary investment in this matter”, he said.

According to the minister, the country is following up the process, always looking for the definition of a standard for the implementation of technologies.

The technological industrial park, which is scheduled to open in May 2022, is estimated at USD60 million.

 

The infrastructure will have commercial areas, meeting rooms, offices, training and technology innovation centers, accommodation area.

Huawei, which adopts 5G technology, wants to contribute to the digital transformation in Africa with this step.

Available data indicate that six African countries have already adopted the 5G solution.

 

Manuel Homem stressed the importance of the centre at the end of the visit to the infrastructure under construction in the municipality of Talatona, in Luanda, since 2019.

Speaking to the press, the minister considered the investment strategic for the telecommunications sector in Angola which, according to him, will be also turned into a training center for  young talents in new technologies.

As for 5G, the minister explained that the regulatory body is refarming of the frequencies, to allow technical conditions to allocate them, providing operators with the capacity to ensure the technology's functionality, since they express the need for implementation in the country.

“The process has already started. We are in the consolidation phase of the companies in the headquarters, for a necessary investment in this matter”, he said.

According to the minister, the country is following up the process, always looking for the definition of a standard for the implementation of technologies.

The technological industrial park, which is scheduled to open in May 2022, is estimated at USD60 million.

 

The infrastructure will have commercial areas, meeting rooms, offices, training and technology innovation centers, accommodation area.

Huawei, which adopts 5G technology, wants to contribute to the digital transformation in Africa with this step.

Available data indicate that six African countries have already adopted the 5G solution.