BrightPoint Americas Enters Into Distribution Agreement With ZTE

BrightPoint Americas Enters Into Distribution Agreement With ZTE

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BrightPoint, an Ingram Micro
company ("BrightPoint") (NYSE:IM), a leading provider of mobility lifecycle
products and services, announced today that its subsidiary, BrightPoint North
America L.P. ("BrightPoint Americas"), has entered into a distribution
agreement withZTE (USA), Inc. ("ZTE"). ZTE is a leading global provider of
telecommunications equipment and network solutions. Under the terms of the
agreement, BrightPoint Americas is appointed as a ZTE distributor to support
the delivery of certain ZTE branded wireless devices and accessories,
including Android and full qwerty smartphones throughout the United States and
its territories.

"This agreement is an opportunity for two world-class companies to broadly
distribute ZTE devices and accessories throughout the United States," said
Richard Qu, executive vice president, ZTE USA. "We are committed to providing
advanced, flexible and affordable mobile devices that create maximum value for
our customers. Our agreement with BrightPoint enables us to offer customers a
deep portfolio of connected devices."

"Accessing high-quality products with the latest technology at value prices is
critical in the world today, and ZTE is committed to providing more choices
and maximum value to end-consumers," stated J. Mark Howell, BrightPoint's
president Mobile North America."BrightPoint Americas is focused on bringing
world-class products to carriers, retailers and customers, and we are pleased
to expand our portfolio to include ZTE's affordable, feature-rich devices and
accessories that provide exceptional value to consumers."

About ZTE USA

ZTE USA is a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A
share stock code: 000063.SZ), a leading global provider of telecommunications
equipment and network solutions. ZTE USA is dedicated to making quality
communications technology accessible to all. The company draws on more than 25
years of experience and research investment to deliver smart, affordable,
quality choices for infrastructure and mobile data device customers
nationwide. For more information, visit www.zteusa.com and follow @ZTE_USA.

About Ingram Micro

As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and
profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing
programs, outsourced logistics, technical and financial support, managed and
cloud-based services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is
the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving 145 countries on six
continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and
services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.

BrightPoint, an Ingram Micro company, is a leading provider of mobility
lifecycle products and services - with the ability to provide complete
lifecycle capabilities from basic warehousing to software loading, order and
accounts receivable management, end-user fulfillment, and reverse logistics,
which includes services from repair to refurbishment and recycling of wireless
devices.

CONTACT: Ingram Micro
         Damon Wright
         Investor Relations
         714-382-5013
        
         Ingram Micro
         Bill Casey
         Global Marketing
         317-707-2057
 
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