Huawei and MTN Group representatives signing a a Joint Business Innovation MoU at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.
Huawei and MTN Group representatives signing a a Joint Business Innovation MoU at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.

Huawei and MTN Group at the recent ended MWC in Barcelona signed a joint business innovation memorandum of understanding — which according to both companies is an important part of their 17-year working relationship.

“The signing of the joint business innovation memorandum with MTN will strengthen strategic cooperation between us in the future,” said Li Dafeng, Huawei’s Executive Supervisory Board and Director of the Office of the ICT Infrastructure Business Management Committee.

Both parties agreed to expand Active Data Growth, Rich Media Services, Mobile Financial Services, Enterprise, and Wholesale businesses from the traditional voice and data service cooperation.

The MoU will move MTN and Huawei beyond the traditional trading relationship and extend cooperation in strategic research, business scenario design, joint product development, and joint solution.

“Previously, we focused on building high-quality network serving end-users as well as on business requirements, scenarios, and business success. We believe Huawei’s outstanding innovation, R&D, and localized service capabilities will help MTN build differentiated competitiveness and leadership in its target markets,” Li Dafeng said in a statement.

Huawei has helped MTN build a top-quality network with leading technologies, excellent quality, and zero network security incidents. Continuing to lead the ICT development in the Africa and Middle East region, and most MTN markets operate in emerging countries and regions.