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COMPANY PROFILE

ZTE Corporation is a globally-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and network
solutions. With operations in 160 countries, the company is a leader in technology innovation,
delivering superior products and business solutions to clients all over the world. Founded in
1985, ZTE is listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges and is China‟s
largest listed telecoms equipment company.

Offering the industry‟s most comprehensive product range and end-to-end solutions, ZTE
delivers cutting-edge technology to telecommunications clients in wireless, access & bearer,
value-added services, terminals, managed network services, and ICT solutions for enterprises
and government agencies The company‟s expertise and flexibility in these areas enables
telecommunications operators and enterprises globally to achieve business objectives and attain
increased competitiveness. ZTE‟s technology is deployed by leading international operators and
Fortune-500 enterprises globally. The company is the world‟s fourth-largest handset maker,
offering stylish and intelligent devices for consumers around the world.

ZTE believes in technology innovation as a core value of the company, investing more than 10%
of annual revenue in R&D. The company has established 18 state-of-the-art R&D centers in the
China, France, India and employs over 30,000 research professionals. With 107 subsidiaries
devoted to innovation globally, ZTE was the world‟s biggest originator of technology patents in
each of the past two years, according to data from the World Intellectual Property Organization.

As a member of the UN Global Compact, ZTE is committed to a vision of balanced, sustainable

development in the social. environmental and economic arenas. This includes R&D. Looking forward. working with our customers and partners to stay on top of shifts in technology. and consciously put the corporate social responsibility in the mindset of the . logistics and customer service. and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. actively fulfilled the corporate social responsibility. ZTE has scaled up its operation. business models and market needs. China. ZTE will continue to shape the global telecommunications industry. production. Responsibility ZTE Corporation is one of the listed global integrated telecommunications manufacturing companies and the global providers of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. ZTE participated in relief efforts related to the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia. the largest charity fund in China. Promoting freedom of communications around the world. the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan. at the same time. Through twenty-five years' development. ZTE also established the ZTE Special Children Care Fund. technological convergence and the concept of "going green" into the product life cycle. The company also is committed to maximizing energy efficiency and minimizing the CO2 emissions. the company has incorporated innovation. Active in community programs. has seriously implemented the scientific development concept.

ZTE will take this as a new starting pointing to bring the Global Compact and its Ten Principles into its corporate culture and business concept to make great effort to promote the harmonious development among economy.operate always in an environmentally responsible manner and actively contribute to solving the world‟s current and future challenges . environment and society. 2009. . thus committing itself to become the paragon of the Global Corporate Citizenship. ZTE Corporation has formally become a member of the United Nations Global Compact. ZTE’s CSR vision is to . well-being and personal development of all people working directly or indirectly for ZTE. safety. . thus making every efforts to establish harmonious corporate.help all its customers – internal and external – take advantage of the opportunities of a changing world and to positively impact societies on a local level around the world.company's strategy. In February. health.conduct all business in an ethical and sustainable way that protects and advances the human rights. corporate culture and operating activities.

Telefonica jointly launched „Call Me Now‟ service in Venezuela  ZTE joinedglobal IT leaders on Cloud Computing Standards Study Group  ZTE attainedglobal No.MILESTONE 2012  ZTE continuedindustry leadership in next-generation PON technology  ZTE presented its first smartphone “Skate” under own brand in Germany  ZTE launchedindustry first TD-LTE Pico Base Station at MWC 2012  ZTE reachedwireless network expansion agreement with Etisalat Misr  ZTE.1 PCT patent filings spot  ZTE and Hi3G Sweden signedstrategic deal worth US$74 million  ZTE achieved breakthrough in 400Gb &1Tb optical transmission during field trial in Western Europe  ZTE unveiledworld-first multi-application 400G and 1T DWDM prototype  ZTE partnered with KPN Group Belgium to deploy packet switched core network  ZTE won Best Broadband Partnership at Broadband InfoVision Awards  ZTE became the 4th biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world during the third quarter of 2012  ZTE launchedinnovative energy saving solutions for LTE networks  ZTE‟s GoTa was accepted by ITU reporton the ITU conference in Geneva  ZTE helped China Mobile Hong Kong to launch the world first converged TD-LTE / LTE FDD network 2011 .

 ZTE held 235 LTE essential patents.  ZTE No.  ZTE reached No. Qualcomm completed industry's first CDMA2000 1x advanced IOT test. .  ZTE deployed LTE/DC-HSPA+ national network for Hutchison 3G Austria.  ZTE was selected for first batch of China TD-LTE trial network construction. 7% of all LTE essential patents declared on the IPR online database of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (as of 30 November 2010).  ZTE and P1 successfully demonstrated the ability for WiMAX and TD-LTE to co-exist on the same network.  DiGi appointed ZTE to deploy 5.  ZTE unveiled proprietary cloud computing operating system “Co Cloud“ and announced the completion of the Nanjing Cloud-Computing Centre.  ZTE and India‟s Sistema signed an MOU. The signing ceremony was attended by the presidents of India and China. outlining principles and strategic direction for future cooperation between the two corporations.  ZTE.  ZTE delivered world's first LTE TDD/FDD dual-mode infrastructure equipment to Hi3G. 2 worldwide in international patent applications in 2010. 3 spot for global market growth.000 LTE-ready sites.  ZTE awarded Optical Vendor of the Year and IPTV Vendor of the Year by Frost & Sullivan. topped PCT patent applications in Q1 2011.  ZTE ZXR10 T8000 router passed MEF tests. making ZTE the first company in the industry to successfully test this revolutionary technology.  CTIA recognized ZTE with 2011 emerging technology awards.  ZTE and Sri Lanka„s Mobitel carried out the first successful 4G(LTE) trial in South Asia.  ZTE and Cell C announced Africa‟s first 42Mbps DC-HSPA+ 900MHz commercial network.

China (SIPO).  ZTE‟s President Shi Lirong was named one of the most powerful executives in the annual Global Telecoms Business Magazine Power 100. Hou Weigui was selected as one of the "Outstanding Innovation Persons" among the "Top 30 Elites during the 30-Year Development of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone".  ZTE Chairman Mr.  ZTE was awarded the Best Investor Prize 2010 by the Greater Paris Investment Agency.  ZTE completed industry‟s first interoperability test between FDD-LTE/TD-LTE and GSM/UMTS. 2010  President Hu Jintao visited ZTE booth at " Expo on Emerging Industries of Strategic Importance" in Shenzhen. ZTE had an accumulated patent applications of 30. giving great concern to TD-LTE deployment. ZTE shipped 60 million terminal products.  ZTE set world record with first WDM Tbit ULH transmission in beyond-100G field.000.  ZTE achieved world‟s first TD-LTE and 2G/3G handover interoperability test. recognising the company for its contribution to the Greater Paris region.R. including 35 million handsets in the first half of 2011.  ZTE was awarded two Glod China Patent Awards recognized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and State Intellectual Property Office of P.  ZTE unveiled world‟s first commercial LTE micro base station. .  ZTE debuted first TD-LTE multi-mode dual standby smart terminal at Shenzhen Universiade 2011.

ZTE announced that it's one of the top 3 GSM equipment vendors in the industry in terms of carrier frequency.000 base stations including LTE eNodeBs throughout the country.  ZTE overtook Alcatel-Lucent to become the 4th largest firm in the industry.  Telenor commissioned ZTE to build Hungary's first LTE-ready network. ranking the first in China. 2009  ZTE showcased various next-generation integrated end-to-end LTE solutions at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2009. the Americas. .  ZTE launched the industry's first “xPON+EoC” solution. ZTE had deployed seven LTE commercial networks and over 50 LTE trials in Europe.16e network for residential and enterprise market. ZTE would deploy over 6. the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.  ZTE recorded 200 million terminal shipments. As of July 2010.  ZTE helped UCell launch 4G network in Uzbekistan. ZTE ranked second in the world in terms of market access of broadband products.  ZTE and Telefonica deployed Spain's first WiMAX 802. enabling quick convergence of the three networks.  ZTE was ranked third in the global optical networking (ON) industry by sales revenue. by wireless carrier frequency.    ZTE topped the global CDMA market with a 30% market share. ZTE and CSL were awarded the LTE Infrastructure Innovation award as part of the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards 2010.

and deployed the SDR based network in Hong Kong. Hou Weigui won Yuan Baohua Enterprise Management Gold Award.  ZTE acquired 36.  ZTE won North America 2008 3G CDMA Industry Achievement Award.  ZTE served over 500 operators in more than 140 countries.  ZTE announced its 3G strategy with the launch of its newest 3G terminal products for TDSCDMA. CDMA and WCDMA divided into nine different terminal categories and 40 product types.  ZTE signed Global Cooperation MOU with Vodafone. covering all infrastructure equipment including GSM.  ZTE was named “World's Best CDMA Equipment Manufacturer 2009” by Frost & Sullivan. ZTE‟s handset ranked No. . ZTE and CSL announced availability of the world's first SDR-based HSPA+ commercial network with a high-speed wireless download of up to 21Mbps.9% of China Telecom‟s phase I CDMA2000 procurement. 6 in the world with sales volume reaching 45 million in 2008.0% market share from I &II phases of China Mobile's TD-SCDMA procurement. 2008  ZTE served 51 of world's top 100 operators. part of the Telenor Group. 21.  ZTE and Qualcomm collaborated to boost WCDMA system capacity and performance.5% of China Unicom's Phase I UMTS procurement.  ZTE was included into the InfoTech 100 by BusinessWeek. UMTS and optical transmission. future-proof network for Promonte.  ZTE clinched UMTS contract from CSL.  ZTE Chariman Mr.  ZTE was chosen to provide full scale. 26.  ZTE launched world's first symmetrical 10G EPON equipment prototype.

 ZTE was ranked as the top 1 CDMA vendor for two consecutive years for its CDMA global shipment volume. 2006  ZTE initialized the internationalization strategy via reorganizing the corporate structure and dispatching domestic management into overseas markets.  ZTE announced a long-term strategic partnership with France Telecom. providing them with its customized terminals. the second largest Canadian telecommunications operator.  ZTE GPON won InfoVision Innovation Award at Broadband World Forum Europe 2007. paving the way for profound cooperation in a wide range of sectors including fixed network access.  ZTE bagged 51% of China Mobile‟s initial TD-SCDMA procurement.  ZTE signed a general contract with Telus. obtaining the fastest growth in the industry in 2007.  ZTE joined world top four GSM vendors.2007  ZTE's revenue from international principal operations accounted for 60% of the Company's total revenue. . exceeding the domestic market share for the first time.  ZTE entered into a master purchase agreement with Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) in WiMAX dormain. to supply 3G terminals.  ZTE formed strategic partnerships with world's leading multinational operators including Vodafone. That marked an important breakthrough for the Company in the European and American high-end markets. services and terminals. Telefonica and Hutchison.

with the number of international marketing staff increased by over 100% .2005  Ranked as one of the 'Top 100 Information Technology Companies' by BusinessWeek  Joined the league of global telecoms giants by teaming up with Alcatel. France Telecom and Portugal Telecom  Became China's largest wireless equipment provider with a global wireless capacity exceeding 100 million lines  Became one of the three largest DSLAM suppliers worldwide (Source: Gartner )  Further enhanced its presence in Europe by rolling out a five-month 3G Roadshow in 10 European countries 2004  Listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as the first A to H listed Chinese enterprise  Launched the world's first CDMA2000-based digital trunking technology – GoTa (Global open Trunking architecture)  Provided telecoms services for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens – ADSL system covered 16 facilities throughout the event  Made the first 3G call in Africa over a ZTE UMTS network in Tunisia 2003  Strategic emphasis on international business. Ericsson.

India's largest telecoms services company. 3 in the 'Top 50 listed companies with greatest development potential' in China Securities Journal-Asia Business magazine 2000  Launched the world's first CDMA handset with detachable SIM card  Successfully put through the first CDMA2000 1x call using ZTE equipment 1999  Launched ZTE189 dual-frequency handset. with a capacity of up to 1. and constructed Africa's largest CDMA WLL network in Algeria 2002  Established ZTE handsets as a strategic product and a new source of revenue growth  Partnered with Intel (China) to develop 3G wireless and wireless LAN integration communications technologies and equipment for CDMA2000 and UMTS  Established ZTE Global Customer Support Centre 2001  Constructed ZTE's first CDMA network for China Unicom. the first Chinese dual-frequency product with Chinese-owned intellectual property .1 million lines  Constructed the world's first Softswitch network for China Netcom  Ranked No. Became the largest CDMA system provider to BSNL.

videoconferencing and power supply systems in 1996  Became the first Chinese telecoms equipment provider to attain ISO9001 quality standard certificate in 1995  Developed ZXJ2000 digital SPC exchange which was awarded the 'Star of Innovation and Invention' by the Chinese Branch of Technology Systems at the United Nations in 1985  Founded Zhongxing Semiconductor Co. in Kenya  Signed ZTE's first PHS contract with China Telecom  Established first overseas office. embracing wireless switching. Ltd. Shenzhen. the predecessor of ZTE Corporation in 1985. transmission. access. China . switching and CDMA2000 1x technologies 1997  Listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in China 1986-1996  Started transition to a multi-product R&D strategy.. the first large-scale overseas telecoms project contracted with a Chinese telecoms company  Opened the company's first R&D institute in the USA. developing software. in Islamabad. First deployed the ZTE ZXMVC3000 video conferencing system in an overseas market. Pakistan 1998  Won a US$95 million turnkey bid in Pakistan.

It focuses on the innovation of ICT technologies. Its objective is to develop into a global CSR leader long-term. It is distributed to telecom reseachers and operators in more than 140 countries.  Mail subscription . Home » About ZTE » Publications ZTE Communications ZTE Communications is a quarterly peer‐reviewed technical magazine ISSN (1673‐5188). and has been listed in major international databases. continuous learning and improvement efforts. implement and improve CSR compliance throughout ZTE and its supply chain based on industry best practices.ZTE’S CSR strategy ZTE‟s CSR strategy is to pro-actively develop.

data cards and tablets.ZTE Technologies A technical magazine that keeps up with the latest industry trends. and shares stories of our customer success.  Mail subscription Mobile World The magazine aims to introduce readers ZTE's competitive handsets. It features articles that give insight into the design concepts of ZTE products and it discusses future trends for mobile phones. communicates leading technologies and solutions. .

and expand business to high-end operators. provide integrated E2E solutions covering terminals. cost leadership and quick customization. ZTE will uphold and reinforce development strategies based on continuous innovation.  High Efficiency  Flexible Networking  5G  GoTa  Microwave  Network Optimization Tools . keep the leadership in wireless products. services. wireless access and core network. provide operators around the world with innovative wireless solutions involving various standards and products. seize opportunities from industrial integration.PRODUCT PROFILE Wireless To meet the needs of operators due to increasingly more services and network building.

ZTE has led or actively participated in the preparation of most industrial and national standards.Bearer ZTE actively participates in the research of both Chinese and international standards and patents related with bearer network technologies. ETSI. BBF. It has applied for about 1. IETF. OIF.  Network Efficiency  Network Profit  Intelligent OAM & Eco-Friendly Design  Hot Technologies . It has submitted over 400 standard drafts to the ISO during the definition of bearer network technologies and standards.800 domestic patents and about 150 international patents concerning bearer network technologies. MSF. MEF. In China. and had over ten seats of ITU Editor. Now ZTE is a member of about ten Chinese and international standardization organizations including ITU-T. IP/MPLS Forum. IEEE. and CCSA.

Core Network Based on comprehensive understanding of core network. so as to help operators build a new core network with high efficiency. high intelligence and low cost. which provides solutions of advanced ZTE Smart Pipe solution (ZSP). and E-Efficiency. ZTE owns the future-oriented intelligent platform ETCA (Enhanced Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture) and high-end router T8000. next generation CS&IMS convergence network and intelligent network O&M. ZTE puts forward Concept: CConvergence. intelligent user data convergence (UDC). etc.  Voice Communication  Packet Core  Convergence User Data  Intelligent OSS  Architecture Evolution . O-Open. R-Reliability. In the high speed developing era of mobile Internet.

With the “Anyservice” brand. ZTE established 9 professional value-added service R & D centers with over 3000 engineers in the world. enterprises and families. integrated program signal coverage solution for DVB-C. T and S modes. national security solution for anti-terrorism (M2M-based). IPTV solution for multimedia. ZTE Anyservice mainly provides 8 solutions. iVAS solution for integrated message. including NGIN solution for fixed network and mobile network. and Digital home solution for network terminal products. NGCC solution. it provides the “Any service” solutions “in any network at any place any time” for individuals.VAS ZTE started R&D of Value-Added Service (VAS) products in 1995 as one of the first vendors that invested heavily in this field in China. As a leading value-added service provider in the industry. SDP+APPstore solution. such as OTT and IPTV forth screen.  Consumer  Family  Industry & Enterprise  OSS/BSS .

By now. such as 10G-EPON solution. ZXA10 MSAN integrated service access network system and ZXDSL broadband access solution. TUV and CE. TL9000. electricity and electronics. . ZTE dedicates to the research and development of new technology. The power products are with certifications such as ISO14001. It also led and took part in the formation and modification of over 10 national and industrial standards. ZTE has EMC lab certified by and reliability lab certified by CNAS. Broadband operation and maintenance solution. Next-generation PON. 85% of which are invention patent.Fixed Access ZTE provides numerous flexible and green solutions for global operators to enhance their fixed network value and achieve a sustainable development. “Green” broadband solution. TLC. it has obtained more than 140 national patents in power. Nextgeneration home network solution. Energy & Infrastructure ZTE took to the R&D of telecom power products in year 1995 and its power supply has gained rapid development with its in-depth understanding on telecommunication technology and powerful R&D.