Republic of Congo’s homegrown tech start-up VMK this week launched a production unit of its mobile phones in Congo and aims to assemble some 4 million phones annually, the company’s chief executive Verone Mankou said on Thursday. VMK was started by 29-year-old Mankou in 2009 with the aim of tapping into the growing African mobile phone market with products made in the continent to challenge the likes of Apple, Samsung and Blackberry. Designed in Congo, VMK’s brands includes a tablet Way-C, a smart phone Elikia and a low-end mobile phone Moke, which are priced competitively compared with others in the market.
Quoted from Start-up VMK launches production of ‘Made in Congo’ phones on Gadgets News Headlines – Yahoo! News