ZTE Selected by STC Group as Preferred Global Vendor

  ZTE Selected by STC Group as Preferred Global Vendor

  ZTE strengthens accord with biggest operator in Middle East & North Africa

Mobile World Congress 2013

Business Wire

SHENZHEN, China -- February 27, 2013

ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code:
000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment,
network solutions and mobile devices, was selected as one of the preferred
global vendors by STC Group, the largest telecommunication services provider
in the Middle East & North Africa.

The agreement between ZTE and STC Group, announced at the Mobile World
Congress conference in Barcelona, will allow ZTE to offer its portfolio of
network infrastructure equipment through a global price structure based on
total business located in Bahrain, India, Indonesia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Saudi
Arabia, South Africa and Turkey.

In the 2012 financial year, STC Group reported revenue increased 6.7% to
US$15.8 billion.

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
Edelman PR
Diana Pong / Andres Vejarano
+852 2837 4734 / 2837 4735
diana.pong@edelman.com
andres.vejarano@edelman.com