Too often, the discussion about Chinese tech in the Global South, particularly in places like Africa, focuses primarily on just two companies Huawei and ZTE. It’s not surprising given that in recent years both have been the focus of so much attention in Australia, the U.S., and Europe but they’re only a part of the story — and in many instances, they’re not even that important.
Take Transsion for example. This is the biggest and among the most important tech companies in Africa that most outsiders have never heard of. The Shenzhen-based company just demolishes the competition in the African mobile phone market.
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