October 19—Itel Mobile, a Chinese manufacturer of mobile phones, has assured its clients across the African continent, it will continue offering quality and affordable products for several years to come.
Glory Lu, the Regional Sales Manager for Itel, in-charge of East Africa, was in Kampala early this week and spoke at an event to mark their 10th anniversary.
“Africa as continent has potential customers for Itel, but the challenge is that in some countries their economies are not doing well thus the need for support. So we shall ensure that our products penetrate the markets at affordable prices to keep everyone connected. For the last past 10 years, the company has been taking the lead when it comes to producing affordable smart phones with good functionality and premium quality. Our customers can be assured of accessing the same in the next coming 10 years,” he said.
He said taking into account the current developments in ICT and mobile phones, manufacturers should ensure that their products are accessible to the final consumers in remote communities. This is how even people in the informal, sector will embrace ICT when carrying out their daily economic transactions such as e-financing and other e-related services which require the internet.
Itel Mobile Uganda Country Manager Alex Liu said ever since the firm began trading, sales of their products on the African market have had a positive impact on the company’s performance and influenced changes in the communication sectors of the relevant markets the firm operates in.
“ Ten years ago, itel mobile launched in Africa inspired by emission to empower everyone with seamless mobile communication through reliable and trendy mobile devices. In a time heightened by harsh political and economic conditions, itel has achieved one decade of change and steady growth in Africa” Liu said. he said the firm has managed to double its African sales.