The first Made-in-Nigeria phone has debuted. “Plans have reached very advanced stage to launch two new Made-in-Nigeria mobile phone brands into the nation’s booming telephony market later this year, the Phone and Allied Products Dealers Association, PAPDAN has disclosed,” reports allAfrica.
According to the president of PAPDAN, Godfrey Iyke Nwosu, who announced the plan, the Made in Nigeria phone brands is the result of a joint venture among 20 Nigerian investors. The investors pooled their resources to introduce devices that will cater to local market needs.
The two new Made-in-Nigeria phone brands will be called iQ and MaxTel.
PAPDAN had identified a growing thirst for cutting-edge technologies among Nigerian telecoms consumers, noting that the two Nigerian brands will cater to three market segments, said Nwosu.