Xiaomi plans to expand South African market share after deals with MTN and Telkom, offers Xiaomi 11T Pro

Friday 12 November 2021 | 10:11 CET | News
Xiaomi has lined up distribution deals with mobile network operators MTN and Telkom as it seeks to take market share from Samsung and Huawei in South Africa, ITWeb reported. Nicola Nell, Xiaomi marketing manager in South Africa, said Xiaomi recently signed a deal with MTN and Telkom to make its smartphones available in their shops. Nell says with a bigger team now on the ground in SA, Xiaomi is getting devices much sooner after global launch.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN South Africa / Telkom / Xiaomi
Countries: South Africa
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