Unitel recently launched a Mobile Money platform enabled by Huawei, which will drive the rapid growth of non-cash payments and contribute to the transformation of Angola's digital economy and society.
Building on the significant partnership with Unitel and knowledge of the local market, global ICT giant Huawei empowers mobile payment platforms and services, with its innovative technologies, research and development capabilities, expertise and ecosystem, to provide a safe, reliable and convenient service for local customers with first-class experience.
The event to present the mobile payment service was attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Directors of Unitel and the CEO of Huawei, Edric Chu, thanks were given to Huawei for the partnership with Unitel and the advantages of joining Unitel were advanced. service that aims to promote the development of science, technology and innovation, human development, improve the quality of life of populations and fight poverty.
Administrator Amilcar Safeca paid tribute to the contributions made by Huawei in the development of the platform and added that there are several initiatives that are already taking place in the market “not only in the case of Unitel, but also of other operators that have already launched similar services of lesser reach. or others that intend to launch in the coming months.
“There is no doubt that we will have a very dynamic market here and this is happening thanks to the regulatory advances that have been made in the last 3 to 4 years, which have been greatly promoted by the National Bank of Angola, which in this case is the main regulator of the financial market”, he maintains.
In turn, Huawei Angola CEO Chu Xiaoxin (Edric Chu) thanked the partnership with Unitel and added that the company is committed to providing high quality mobile and telephone payment services to Angola as always, driving rapid growth non-monetary payments and contribute to the transformation of Angola's digital economy and society.
“Angola supports one of the most important countries for Huawei's business abroad. Dedicating ourselves to social development through ICT technologies has been a long-term perseverance, which serves Angola's national strategy”, reinforces the CEO of Huawei.
Mobile Money is another strategic step of the partnership in introducing innovative digital payment services to Angolan society. The project is more than a mobile payment service, enabling the local ICT ecosystem to take advantage of mobile payment and grow the digital economy, it brings benefits not only to individuals but also to SMEs, helping them to grow their business stimulate economic recovery in the post-Covid-19 era.
Mobile Money goes beyond the ICT sector, driving financial inclusion and stimulating positive social change for a sustainable society and economic development.