ZTE
ZTE (Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment Company Limited) is a global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions( GSM, CDMA,CDMA2000, W-CDMA, TD-SCMA,FDD-LTE,TDD-LTE,IMS,NGN,PSTN,SDH,ADSL,IPTV,
Value Added Services) based in Shenzhen.

As one of the first Chinese telecoms equipment provider to pursue business in overseas markets, ZTE now has about 50,000 employees and 8,000 of them are working in about 100 representative offices around the world.

Since 1996, the company has provided products and services to 135 countries and regions, serving major telecoms operators in Asia Pacific, South Asia, North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Through a combination of strategic marketing, product differentiation, cost advantage improvement, human resources optimization and intellectual property management, ZTE has established firm commercial partnerships with over 500 operators around the world.

Research and Development

With more than 33% of its workforce dedicated to R&D and with 10% of its annual revenues channeled to this field, ZTE has established 16 R&D centers and Institutes across North America, Europe and Asia.

International standards such as CMM and CMMI are strictly applied across all ZTE R&D management processes. Using these scientific management mechanisms and shared technology platforms, ZTE has standardized its R&D processes, shortened R&D periods, reduced costs, optimized design flows and guaranteed the performance of new products.

The company's commitment to innovation ensures that its products stay at the leading edge of modern communications technology.

By the end of 2007, ZTE had applied for around 12,000 national or international patents, 90% out of which were innovation patents with associated intellectual property rights.

In 2000, ZTE launched the world's first CDMA mobile phone with detachable SIM card. In 2004, the company launched the world's first CDMA-based digital trunking technology - GoTa (Global open Trunking architecture system) which included many technologies based on ZTE-owned intellectual property.

As a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, ZTE plays an important role in the international telecoms community. The company is an active member of more than 50 international standardization organizations and forums.

ZTE holds the position of Co-chairman in two ITU-T working groups and Editor of ITU-T standards including NGN, optical transmission and network security. As a member of 3GPP, ZTE has edited three standards involving 3G radio access networks and terminal systems. The company is also a board member of the WiMAX Forum.

ZTE has established strategic cooperation agreements with leading telecoms giants such as Portugal Telecom, France Telecom, Alcatel, Ericsson and Nortel in NGN and mobile systems, with Hutchison in 3G, and with Marconi in optical transmission systems.

The company has also established joint laboratory partnerships with Texas Instruments, Intel, Agere Systems, HHNEC, IBM, Microsoft (China), Qualcomm, Huahong NEC and Tsinghua University. The company has undertaken technological research alliance projects with 50 academic institutions throughout China, where ZTE is also a fully fledged member of the China Communications Standardization Association (CCSA).

ZTE corporate headquarters are located in Nanshan Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Shenzhen, Guandong Province, with domestic R&D centers operating in LianTang/Shenzhen, Shanghai (GSM), Nanjin, Xi' an, Chongqing, Chengdu, and Beijing (total fourteen worldwide R&D facilities). ZTE University is located in Damaisa, approximately 1.5 hours east of ZTE HQ, and provides training for both staff and clients from around the world. Latest figures (Q4 '06) estimate over 30,000 employees (Chinese & foreign); approximately 20,000 of these employees are inside China. ZTE established a United States presence in 1998. The U.S. headquarters are located in Dallas Texa.

Products and product deployment

ZTE Corporation's full range of network products cover wireless, data, optical transport, switching, video conferencing, power supply, monitoring, etc. ZTE also provides solutions in narrowband, broadband, wired and wireless products, including a ZTE branded line of mobile handsets. ZTE operates in mainland China, Bangladesh, Hong kong, the Philippines, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Brazil, Romania, pekistan . ZTE has the most complete telecommunications product line in the world, covering every vertical sector of the wireline, wireless and terminal markets.

With its independent and creative R&D capability and customer-oriented and market-driven strategy, ZTE is capable of developing and producing market-leading, first-class technologies in wireless, switching, access, optical transmission, data, handsets and telecommunications software. ZTE uses this expertise to provide end-to-end solutions tailored to the specific needs of customers around the world.

ZTE is expanding overseas. A PSTN project in Bangladesh was its first overseas project. ZTE undertook ADSL broadband access projects at 16 venues and press centers for the Olympic Games in Athens 2004. ZTE was awarded a contract from Viet Nam Railways valued at VND 1 trillion (62.5 million USD) to upgrade and modernize the railway's signal and telecommunications systems. The multi-million dollar project, with planning started in 2001, includes upgrades on three lines out of Hanoi as well as several Junctions within and around Hanoi. ZTE made headway in the international telecom market in 2006 and took 40% new global orders for CDMA networks and topped the world CDMA equipment market in 2006 by number of shipments. ZTE is installing its ZTE Class 5 soft switch system in Global e Networks' Londons Dockland telecoms hub for IP-based communications between the UK and European markets.

On March 13, 2007, Reuters reported that ZTE had received the go-ahead to sell equipment based on 3G in China from the Chinese Ministry of Information Industry.

ZTE manufacture several models of 3G mobile phone which are rebranded by Telstra for use on their NextG network in Australia. Spanish telecom company will jointly manufacture and distribute 3G mobile handsets with ZTE (and now distributes ZTE MF620). Telus Of Canada is currently offering the ZTE D90 cellphone with the innovative FastapTM keypad.

Telekom 's lowest priced phone on their new 3G-UMTS network, the XT network, is a rebranded ZTE mobile, the Telecom R6, and is compatible with both Telecom XT and Vodafone New Zealand's GSM/UMTS network.


Legal controversies

The Philippines National Broadband Network controversy is a political affair that centers upon allegations of corruction regarding the proposed government-managed National Broadband Network (NBN) for the Philippines and the awarding of its construction to ZTE.

Norwegian telecominicasion giant Telanor, the world’s 7th largest mobile operator, banned ZTE Corp. from October 13 until March 3, 2009 from "participating in tenders and new business opportunities because of an alleged breach of its code of conduct in a procurement proceeding.”

The Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (FEACC) of Ethiopia probed to uncover what is alleged to be a shady deal between an officer at the state-owned Ethiopian Telecomunication Corporation (ETC) and an unidentified representative of ZTE. It was recorded soliciting a two per cent kickback from the unknown ZTE staff member. In 2006,ZTE signed an agreement to provide US$1.5 billion worth of network equipment and related engineering services to Ethiopian Telecommunication Corp.

2 Responses so far.

  1. otr214426 says:

    VIRUS REMOVAL

    Is Your Computer Sluggish or Plagued With a Virus? – If So you Need Online Tech Repairs
    As a leader in online computer repair, Online Tech Repairs Inc has the experience to deliver professional system optimization and virus removal.Headquartered in Great Neck, New York our certified technicians have been providing online computer repair and virus removal for customers around the world since 2004.
    Our three step system is easy to use; and provides you a safe, unobtrusive, and cost effective alternative to your computer service needs. By using state-of-the-art technology our computer experts can diagnose, and repair your computer system through the internet, no matter where you are.
    Our technician will guide you through the installation of Online Tech Repair Inc secure software. This software allows your dedicated computer expert to see and operate your computer just as if he was in the room with you. That means you don't have to unplug everything and bring it to our shop, or have a stranger tramping through your home.
    From our remote location the Online Tech Repairs.com expert can handle any computer issue you want addressed, like:
    • - System Optimization
    • - How it works Software Installations or Upgrades
    • - How it works Virus Removal
    • - How it works Home Network Set-ups
    Just to name a few.
    If you are unsure of what the problem may be, that is okay. We can run a complete diagnostic on your system and fix the problems we encounter. When we are done our software is removed; leaving you with a safe, secure and properly functioning system. The whole process usually takes less than an hour. You probably couldn't even get your computer to your local repair shop that fast!
    Call us now for a FREE COMPUTER DIAGONISTIC using DISCOUNT CODE (otr214426@gmail.com) on +1-914-613-3786 or chat with us on www.onlinetechrepairs.com.


  2. otr214426 says:

    Problem: HP Printer not connecting to my laptop.

    I had an issue while connecting my 2 year old HP printer to my brother's laptop that I had borrowed for starting my own business. I used a quick google search to fix the problem but that did not help me.
    I then decided to get professional help to solve my problem. After having received many quotations from various companies, i decided to go ahead with Online Tech Repair (www.onlinetechrepairs.com).
    Reasons I chose them over the others:
    1) They were extremely friendly and patient with me during my initial discussions and responded promptly to my request.
    2) Their prices were extremely reasonable.
    3) They were ready and willing to walk me through the entire process step by step and were on call with me till i got it fixed.
    How did they do it
    1) They first asked me to state my problem clearly and asked me a few questions. This was done to detect any physical connectivity issues with the printer.
    2) After having answered this, they confirmed that the printer and the laptop were functioning correctly.
    3) They then, asked me if they could access my laptop remotely to troubleshoot the problem and fix it. I agreed.
    4) One of the tech support executives accessed my laptop and started troubleshooting.
    5) I sat back and watched as the tech support executive was navigating my laptop to spot the issue. The issue was fixed.
    6) I was told that it was due to an older version of the driver that had been installed.

    My Experience
    I loved the entire friendly conversation that took place with them. They understood my needs clearly and acted upon the solution immediately. Being a technical noob, i sometimes find it difficult to communicate with tech support teams. It was a very different experience with the guys at Online Tech Repairs. You can check out their website www.onlinetechrepairs.com or call them on 1-914-613-3786.
    Would definitely recommend this service to anyone who needs help fixing their computers.
    Thanks a ton guys. Great Job....!!

Leave a Reply

comment.....?

MY SUPERB, AMAZED, MARVELOUS ECE SUPPORT......


ShoutMix chat widget