HUAWEI Technologies (T) Limited, a leading global information and communications Technology (ICT) company, has introduced in the Tanzania market a new technology called enhanced LTE, which will boost the government’s anti-poaching campaign as well as critical communication and video trunking or video surveillance for enterprises.
Speaking during a two-day Tanzania Diaspora Initiative conference held in Dar es Salaam recently, Huawei Technologies Channel Executive, Mr. Moses Hella said the new device enables fast restoration of communication at critical times, having a video trunking (WALKI-VIDEO) for quick and accurate dispatch decision making, which can be effective in the current Tanzania anti-poaching campaign.
“We have introduced into the Tanzania market our latest technology called ‘enhanced LTE’ which is a state of the art mobile solution for critical communication as well as mobile video surveillance especially in transporting of important goods or people.
“With this device, problems like illegal poaching in the country can be minimized if not eradicated. We believe that by installing this device in areas where illegal poaching is rampant will boost the ability of game wardens to monitor and track activities going on in the game parks/national reserves. “Installing wireless cameras and deploying mobile surveillance system in different national game reserves will greatly support the government’s anti-poaching campaign,” said Mr. Hella.
He reiterated that the eLTE technology has been deployed in more than 30 countries mostly in Armies, Police, Power Grids, Ports, Airports, Oil and Gas fields as well as Security Companies. Mr. Hella said that Huawei being the main sponsor of the fast Diaspora conference; it helped the company showcasing several other latest technologies such as smart-phones, modems and home devices that helps Tanzanians to catch up with technological advancement.
“We have also introduced our latest smart phone called Ascend P7 which is an outstanding artwork with 5.00-inch 1080x1920 High Definition display powered by 1.8GHz processor alongside 2GB RAM and 13-megapixel rear camera, the gadget was also handed over to the President who visited our Huawei booth making him to be among the first Huawei Ascend P7 user in Tanzania,” he added.
Commenting on Huawei’s eLTE technology President Jakaya Kikwete said; “this is good technology, did you show to Kova, the Special Zone Police Commander?”
Meanwhile, during the meeting the president encouraged the Tanzania Diaspora to bring technologies in Tanzania. The President urged for the Tanzania Diaspora to bring technologies in Tanzania. He said "Today Huawei gave me their latest smart phone P7, this shows Huawei is keeping up with competition and innovations, so Diaspora have to cooperate with these giants to bring technologies in Tanzania."
Likewise, Mr. Hella mentioned that Huawei for more than ten years in Tanzania has been working hand in hand with the community to bridge the digital gap through ICT training to subcontractors and telecom operators.
“We hope we can cooperate further with the Government and Diaspora society in bridging digital gap in Tanzania especially in the area of capacity building,” he said.
Huawei is the leading telecommunication solution provider in the world with operations in more than 170 countries. The company has 150,000 staffs globally, and they have more than 120 staff in Huawei Tanzainia company, in which more than 65% are Tanzanians.