ZTE Ranks No.1 for Sales, Shipments of Broadband CPE

  ZTE Ranks No.1 for Sales, Shipments of Broadband CPE

Business Wire

SHENZHEN, China -- October 17, 2012

ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (0763.Hong Kong /000063.Shenzhen), a leading global
provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile
devices, today announced, that according to the latest market share report
from Infonetics research, ZTE leads the worldwide market for major fixed
broadband terminals.

According to the report 2012-Infonetics-2Q12-Broadband CPE and Subscribers
Market Forecast released by the research firm Infonetics in September, ZTE had
the highest share of both overall sales and shipments, at 10.3% and 15.8%
respectively, among major fixed broadband terminals vendors for the past
rolling 4 quarters.

The report shows that over the period from H2 2011 to H1 2012, the worldwide
overall sales of fixed broadband terminals rose 11% YoY to US$7.19 billion and
the overall shipments increased 12% YoY to 175 million units.

“The rapid development of the Internet has gradually spread from enterprises
and individuals to homes with technical innovations creating new demands and
experiences for households,” said Zhu Yongxing, vice president of ZTE. “ZTE
works closely with operators to provide products adapted for home users,
including end-to-end service platforms, management platforms, bearer networks
and home terminals. The products enable abundant applications and
carrier-class QoS assurances, while offering a great user experience and
minimizing the total cost of ownership and energy consumption of the solutions
that are based on them.”

“Over the years, we have been customizing green, flexible and extensive home
networking products to help our customers provide users with quality services
including IPTV, high-definition video and high-speed Internet. This has
allowed us to assist in operators’ transformation and also achieve our own
growth,” added Mr. Yongxing.

As a leading fixed-network equipment supplier, ZTE has always maintained rapid
growth in fixed broadband terminals and constantly won orders from top-tier
operators. In China, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, in
particular, ZTE holds a large market share.

By Q3 2012, ZTE’s Broadband CPE had entered over 80 countries and regions,
with overall shipments surpassing 90 million units and shipments to main
European operators jumping more than 100% YoY. ZTE’s Broadband CPE has been
deployed on a large scale in developed countries of Europe including France,
Germany, the Netherlands and Spain.

About ZTE

ZTE is a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and
network solutions with the most comprehensive product range covering virtually
every telecommunications sector, including wireless, access & bearer, VAS,
terminals and professional services. The company delivers innovative,
custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140
countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while
growing revenue. In 2011, ZTE’s revenue increased by 29 per cent to USD13.7
billion. Its overseas operating revenue grew 30 per cent to USD 7.4 billion
during the period, accounting for 54.2 per cent of overall operating revenue.
ZTE commits 10 per cent of its annual revenue to research and development and
has leadership roles in several international bodies devoted to developing
telecommunications industry standards. ZTE is committed to corporate social
responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. The company is
China’s only listed telecom manufacturer that is 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.

Contact:

ZTE Corporation
Margrete Ma, +86 755 26775207
ma.gaili@zte.com.cn
or
AxiCom
Maria Arbalova, +44 (0)20 8392 4058
Maria.arbalova@axicom.com
 
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