Huawei’s AppGallery which was launched after its US crisis, has recorded 490 million Monthly Active Users (MAUs) in over 170 countries/regions with user app downloads reaching 261 billion.
Currently, 1.8 million developers globally have joined Huawei Mobile Services ecosystem and more than 96,000 applications have integrated with HMS Core worldwide, the firm announced during the Huawei Developer Conference 2020 (Together).
In Kenya Huawei AppGallery has signed up local apps such as Standard Media Group, TUKO, Nation Media Group, KPLC, NTSA, ABSA Kenya, Diamond Trust Bank and Standard Chartered Bank of Kenya among others.
“We are confident that as we continue to work closer with our partners, we can help them to grow and achieve their business goals, especially for those locally popular names who are looking to expand into other global markets,” said Mr Wang Yanmin, President of Global Partnerships and Eco-Development at Huawei Consumer Business.
Huawei AppGallery has also signed up global partners such as Bolt, Deezer, Foodpanda, Imo, Allegro, TomTom Go Navigation, LINE, Qwant and Telegram, Bancolombia, Linio, Agoda and Lazada.
Since last year, Huawei has helped over 700 partners enter the Chinese market. Huawei is building three global ecosystem cooperation labs in Russia, Poland, and Germany to serve global developers and provide enablement, testing, and certification services. Five global developer service centres will also be established in Romania, Malaysia, Egypt, Mexico, and Russia, providing local services and platforms to help developers better grow and innovate.