Huawei Mobile Services has 100m users outside China

The recent Huawei Developer Conference 2019 in Dongguan.
Updated 13 August 2019

Huawei Mobile Services has 100m users outside China

Huawei Mobile Services now boasts over 100 million users outside of China, it was announced at the recent Huawei Developer Conference 2019 in Dongguan.

In addition, an updated developer engagement program named “Shining-Star” was launched along with Huawei DigiX Labs that offers open capabilities for development and testing. The company announced the global launch of HMS-Core which provides 14 kits for more than 910,000 global developers. Besides, a new content partnership for Huawei video was introduced at HDC 2019.

“Intelligent connections are the future. Huawei Mobile Services provides a global platform, connecting more than 910,000 global developers and 100 million users outside of China,” said Jervis Su, vice president of mobile services, Huawei Consumer Business Group.

“These connections make a real difference. With the Huawei Mobile Services portfolio, we have been able to show that there is real demand for a more intelligent solution. We are very proud to be able to announce a number of milestone successes for our portfolio.”

The new DigiX Labs are going to open in six regions in 2019, the first one in MENA will be located in Dubai. In these labs, developers and partners all across the world can test their service remotely, they can find all resources they need to develop the apps and services of the future.


Eddy furthers expansion in Kingdom with new Jeddah outlet

Updated 22 October 2020

Eddy furthers expansion in Kingdom with new Jeddah outlet

Eddy, a one-stop shop for furniture, home appliances, and electronics, and a subsidiary of Yousuf Mohamed Naghi Group, has announced the opening of its latest showroom in Jeddah.

Eddy’s 15th outlet in the Kingdom was inaugurated by Ammar Naghi, chairman of Yousuf Mohamed Naghi Group. Highlighting the flagship showroom’s strategic location on the bustling Prince Sultan Road, Naghi said: “The showroom was set up with unique exterior and interior intelligent design features, which were carefully planned to create an enjoyable and flexible shopping experience, featuring a rich variety of products under
one roof.”

Kareem El-Dahabi, group CEO, said: “We are proud to open the 15th showroom, continuing our approach to satisfying our customers. Since Eddy’s launch in 2013, we succeeded in creating a distinguished household name, gaining the confidence of our customers across the Kingdom, which is the main driver of our continued expansion to reach a larger segment of customers.”

Salah El-Sagha, executive director of Eddy, said: “The philosophy of Eddy’s showrooms is based on creating a rich shopping experience for our customers, offering a variety of European furniture brands and designs for bedrooms, living rooms, dining rooms, children’s furniture, and home office furnishings. Also, the showrooms offer a selective variety of home and kitchen accessories, as well as a collection of dining and table linens, accessories and utensils. 

“On the other hand, Eddy continues offering its wide range of home electronics and appliances, such as TVs, sound systems, gaming consoles, washing machines, refrigerators, stoves, and more. Moreover, we upgraded our offerings of consumer electronics, such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, and the likes, to offer our customers the latest in technology. All of these products are offered with Eddy’s excellent maintenance programs carried out by our after-sales and maintenance experts who enjoy extensive knowledge in their specialty.”

El-Sagha said Eddy’s top management is focused on supporting the after-sales and maintenance teams that deal with product warranty, home delivery, and home maintenance, to ensure the highest quality of customer service.

“At Eddy, we are constantly working toward enhancing our concept, which is based on making the shopping experience in our showrooms more flexible, enjoyable and easy, and to fulfill our customers’ trust by ensuring that they find their needs at reasonable prices and in the highest quality,” he added.