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ZTE wins exclusive spectrum refarming contract from Vinaphone

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ZTE wins exclusive spectrum refarming contract from Vinaphone

ZTE to help Vinaphone reallocate GSM-designated spectrum to provide UMTS services

13 October 2015, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, announced that the company was awarded with an exclusive contract by Vinaphone for radio spectrum refarming, to optimise services and facilitate future network planning in central Vietnam.

ZTE will develop solutions for Vinaphone to re-allocate spectrum resources in the 900MHz frequency band, as well as help Vinaphone expand network capacity in the 2100MHz frequency band. Vinaphone will be using ZTE’s advanced distributed software defined radio (SDR) base stations, unified MicroTCA platform, as well as new remote radio units (RRUs), and unified hardware platform and network management system.

ZTE will help Vinaphone, the third-largest operator in Vietnam with more than 26 percent market share; reallocate some of its GSM-designated spectrum to provide universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS) services.

ZTE’s solutions allow for fast installation, with the additional advantage of simplifying network maintenance. The project is expected to complete in 2016, involving networks that cover around a third of Vietnam’s area and about 20 million users.

About ZTE

ZTE is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices, and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, carriers, companies and public sector customers. As part of ZTE’s M-ICT strategy, the company is committed to provide customers with integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value as the telecommunications and information technology sectors converge. Listed in the stock exchanges of Hong Kong and Shenzhen (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), ZTE’s products and services are sold to over 500 operators in more than 160 countries. ZTE commits 10 per cent of its annual revenue to research and development and has leadership roles in international standard-setting organizations. ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.

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