One of the worlds largest telecommunications company, Huawei of the People’s Republic of China has expressed an interest in doing business in Antigua and Barbuda.
During an Official Visit to the People’s Republic of China, Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne met with members of the management team of the multi-billion dollar telecoms company Huawei and discussed avenues of cooperation in Antigua and Barbuda.
Prime Minister Browne advised the Huawei Chief executives that his government is determined to create an environment in Antigua and Barbuda that is conducive to profit generation and ease of doing business. He noted that the country’s tax structure will be restructured to favour investments. The Prime Minister also outlined that Antigua and Barbuda is poised to become the economic powerhouse under his administration and it will be the gateway for conglomerates, such as Huawei to enter Latin American and Caribbean markets.
During the meeting, Huawei announced that they will be putting together a team to visit Antigua and Barbuda by mid-September to explore the possible collaboration with APUA PCS and the establishment of mobile, internet and cable television services.
In addition to being the larges telecommunications company in Europe and providing people across all geographic areas with ease of access to high-quality voice communications services, Huawei continuously focuses on bridging the digital divide through broadband, talent, and applications. The company promotes broadband availability everywhere and leverages future-oriented ICT technologies to address global challenges.