ZTE Presents Altera with Global Partnership Award

              ZTE Presents Altera with Global Partnership Award

Altera Scores Highest Marks in All Supplier Categories

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:
ALTR) today announced ZTE Corporation, a leading provider of
telecommunications equipment and network solutions, presented the company with
its 2012 Global Excellent Partnership Award. The award recognizes Altera for
overall performance in delivering best-in-class products and services to ZTE
during the past year. According to ZTE, innovative programmable solutions and
technical support from Altera played a critical role in supporting product
development for the company's existing and next-generation communication

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"Year over year, Altera has consistently provided strong and dependable
support for our business, and 2012 was an extraordinary year," said Zeng
Zhaoxiang, vice president of ZTE. "The sales and technical support, product
delivery, customer service and quality we received from Altera this year
enabled us to achieve our objectives of providing high-quality,
cost-competitive communications infrastructure solutions while at the same
time managing our supply stability."

ZTE presents its Global Excellent Partnership Award each year to suppliers
meeting rigorous performance criteria. Winners are chosen as a result of
partner satisfaction surveys among company staff, including development and
material engineers and purchasing employees. Suppliers are evaluated on cost
efficiencies, on-time delivery, quality standards and service records. Altera
scored the highest marks in all categories, resulting in the receipt of this
year's award.

"Altera is committed to delivering best-in-class products and services to our
customers, and receiving this global partnership award from ZTE is an honor,"
said Scott Bibaud, senior vice president and general manager of Altera's
communications and broadcast division. "Our partnership with ZTE goes well
beyond the traditional supplier-vendor relationship. Working together, we have
established a deep understanding of ZTE's organizational and business
objectives in order to tailor products and services to best serve their
performance needs."

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Editor Contact:
Steve Gabriel
Altera Corporation
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