ZTE wins InfoVision Award at Broadband World Forum Europe 2009

SHENZHEN, China --(Business Wire)-- Sep 07, 2009 ZTE Corporation (ZTE), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, has won two prestigious awards at the annual telecoms industry InfoVision Awards held in conjunction with Broadband World Forum Europe 2009 in Paris.

ZTE won the Metro Network Technologies and Services award for its IxWDM New Generation Bearer Network WDM Solution which integrates WSON, PXC, L2 switching and OTN technologies. It has intelligent control plane, large capacity optical/electrical-layer service dispatching, reliable carrier-class protection and other functions to meet the present and future network transport demands from the carriers.

The Core Network Innovation and Advances category was awarded to ZTE for its ZXUN xGW Extendable Gateway. This converged gateway can carry high volumes of multimedia traffic for EVDO, HSPA+, WiMAX and LTE and delivers seamless service continuity with handover optimisation within the system and capacity sharing between different access networks. The ZXUN xGW delivers low cost, high quality networking with simple expansion and migration for all types of operator.

These awards follow ZTE winning the InfoVision Access Network Technologies and Services Award at Broadband World Forum Europe 2007 in Berlin, and the New Product Concept award at Broadband World Forum Asia in 2008.

ZTE was the only company to be short listed for awards in the Core Network, Access Network and Metro Network categories in this year’s awards.

Ms. Chen Jie, ZTE SVP, said: “We are proud and honoured to receive these InfoVision Awards. This recognition of our wired products is a great encouragement for our continuous efforts in developing advanced and innovative product technologies.”

ZTE has a comprehensive range of wired communication products covering all key technologies. Product development is focused on keeping ZTE at the forefront of telecoms innovation, with future-proof products that can be easily upgraded to next generation technologies, and low power requirements for the greenest possible solution.

About ZTE

ZTE is a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. It has the widest and most complete product range in the world – covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless, service and terminals markets. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140 countries, helping them to achieve continued revenue growth and to shape the future of the world’s communications. ZTE commits around 10% of its annual turnover to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. ZTE leads China’s 3G industry with about 30% share of the total 3G equipment market in 2008. A company with sound corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, ZTE is a member of the UN Global Compact that strictly adheres to the Ten Principles of the Global Compact in developing and carrying out CSR programs. ZTE is China’s only listed telecoms manufacturer, with shares publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ). For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.

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