Mozambique: Malaysia’s M-mobile to build mobile phone factory in Mozambique

1 August 2008

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1 Aug – Malaysian company M-mobile is to invest over US$3 million in building the first mobile telephone factory in Mozambique, according to website Club of Mozambique.

Production of 50 to 70,000 units per year will be channelled to regional markets, specifically the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique itself.

Club of Mozambique said that Africa was becoming a good market for mobile telephony, which is more practical technology than fixed line, whose networks are old and do not cover much of the territory. (macauhub)