Mobile phone handsets manufactured in Rwanda

A-Link Technologies, a Chinese electronics company, has unveiled its first mobile phone handsets manufactured in Rwanda. This makes Rwanda the first country in the region to sell locally manufactured mobile phones.

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2 responses to “Mobile phone handsets manufactured in Rwanda”

  1. Geert Lovink says :

    locally manufactured or rather locally assemblidged?

  2. zia505 says :

    Hi Geert,

    I think this is a valuable point for you to raise.

    Especially when you look at the supply chain and the real value added processes. Are these in Asia, other parts of the world, or in Africa and Rwanda specifically ?

    Are components of the phone actually produced in Rwanda is the question and I do not think they are.

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