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How Huawei is turning Conakry into a city under surveillance

How Huawei is turning Conakry into a city under surveillance

In 2012, Guinea signed a $238-million contract with Huawei to install a terrestrial fibre optic network. A portion of the fee was earmarked for a video surveillance system in Conakry. Jeune Afrique Business+ has the exclusive.

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            ▪ How Huawei is turning Conakry into a city under surveillance

▪ In 2012, Guinea signed a $238-million contract with Huawei to install a terrestrial fibre optic network. A portion of the fee was earmarked for a video surveillance system in Conakry. Jeune Afrique Business+ has the exclusive.

http://www.jeuneafriquebusinessplus.com/en/805088/how-huawei-is-turning-conakry-into-a-city-under-surveillance/

22/07/2020 at 17h56, by Jeune Afrique Business+

The launch of the new terrestrial fibre optic network project in April made a lot of noise in Guinea. However, the component equipping Conakry with surveillance cameras was more or less overlooked until the local press noticed new equipment in the streets of the capital and started asking questions about its purpose. We must look to the Chinese technology giant Huawei for answers.

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