At the opening of their service centre at the Piedmont Plaza just next to the Junction Mall on Nairobi’s Ngong Road, LG Electronics showcased their new 3D TVs, fully touch screen, complete with own app store and internet enabled and with a wide viewing angle.
Also new on display was the LG Optimus 3D phone with corning Gorrila glass and projectors and latest digital cameras. The state of the art center cost the firm about Ksh 35 million.
For Kenyan developers, their apps will soon be trending in the LG App store. Local movies and TV shows will also be featured on the LGs 3D TV platform according to their marketing head Mr. George Mudhune in an interview with HumanIPO.
“We are looking at working with local content developers in the country to give people a variety of local programmes in 3D and soon we shall call for them to work with us”, George added.
Mr. P. N. Simha, the Mombasa Sales representative for Krishna International (a distribution partner for LG products), told HumanIPO that they would introduce cheaper high end phones in the near future, including L3, L5 and L7 series.
Kenya’s Information and Communications Permanent Secretary Dr. Bitange Ndemo
, also present at the event, stressed that business growth has to correspond to increase in customer service avenues
, as this will help develop the local industry and create more employment opportunities.
In Kenya, LG Electronics is a leading brand manufacturer for home entertainment products, home appliances, mobile communications and air conditioning.