As part of its strategy to meet users’ needs and provide them with a better experience in various industries – including e-commerce, transportation, food delivery, and airlines – HUAWEI AppGallery, the third-largest global app distribution platform, is always expanding its portfolio across South Africa by adding more innovative apps. The platform is now available in more than 170 countries with over 530 million monthly active users globally.
In terms of transportation, the platform now includes popular ride-hailing app, Bolt, in addition to Uber.
By downloading these on-demand transportation apps from the HUAWEI AppGallery, users can now use a simple, affordable, and much quicker way of reaching any destination within certain cities in SA. Moreover, it can avoid the hassle of missing an important appointment, reduce stress related to heavy traffic during peak hours, and enable a secure and contactless payment method. Most of these ride-hailing apps are integrated within the core Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) ecosystem. They include HUAWEI Map and Location kit, which provides an accurate location when booking rides and location tracking, thereby offering an enhanced user experience.
Bolt (formerly Taxify) is a mobility app for requesting fast and affordable ride and food delivery services. Just tap the button to order a ride, get picked up by a nearby driver, and enjoy a low-cost ride to your destination. Bolt is available in more than 40 countries and more than 200 cities across Europe, Africa, Western Asia, and Latin America. Its mission is to bring fast and accessible transportation to millions of people worldwide while helping thousands of drivers support their families.
By developing its transportation apps range within HUAWEI AppGallery, Huawei shows its commitment to integrate more relevant and high-quality innovative apps that meets users’ needs. Within the second half of 2020, total downloads from HUAWEI AppGallery reached 384 billion, while 2.3 million developers globally joined the Huawei Mobile Services ecosystem. In addition, more than 120,000 applications have integrated with Huawei Mobile Services Core worldwide, offering users even more unique experiences.