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From MediaTek: "Smartphone services are adding $150Bn to sub-Saharan African economy"

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on September 17, 2018

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Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.


In an interview with CNBC Africa, GSMA lead analyst, Kenechi Okeleke, claims the mobile industry is responsible for creating 3 million jobs in sub-Saharan Africa. By 2022, the GSMA expects the mobile economy to add $150Bn to Africa's GDP.

MediaTek is actively engaging with local operators, smartphone brands and events to enable increasing smartphone penetration across the African continent, which is currently at 44%. Affordable smartphones offer an always available connection for personal use, small or large businesses.

 

Source: https://www.mediatek.com/blog/mobile-economy-is-adding-150bn-to-sub-saharan-african-economy 

 

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on September 17, 2018

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

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