The Global fast selling smartphone company, Oppo has bagged the emerging smartphone brand of the year award.
The award which was presented to the company in Lagos during the weekend at the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Award 2019 organised by the Association of Telecommunication Company of Nigeria (ATCON) in collaboration with Instinct Wave.
The awards was in recognition of Oppo mobile immense contribution to the tech-space in Nigeria, popularity of the brand amongst smartphone users, excellence status in the industry and the undying dedication to mobile technological advancement in Africa.
According to the ATCON President, Olusola Teniola, the initiative to collaborate with the organizer to give awards to some government institutions and telecom and IT companies that have championed innovation and creativity in the last few years is in order to reposition the efficiency of the industry.
“This innovation has impacted positively on the products and services being rendered by all these organizations and ATCON thought the only way to encourage further innovation in the industry is to reward those who are not resting on their oasis but striving to make a difference in the sector.
“Nigeria as a nation can only take advantage of the digital revolution that is going on in the world if more attention is given towards youth creativity”, Olusola noted.
The NTITA award recognized as one of the biggest tech awards ceremony in Africa, had in attendance leaders from the top players in the technology and telecom companies in Africa.
On its part, Oppo appreciated the organiser for the award and pledged to do more.
It has to recall that, the smartphone brand noted that the company is planning on setting up its manufacturing plant in Nigeria.
According to the smartphone company, “looking the acceptance market rate and presence of the brand in 26 states of the federation just in its eight months of entering the local market speaks of creating value to telecommunications space in Nigeria.
Therefore, the opening of the factory will therefore in the country will help to create more jobs, transfer technology to the country and cut cost.