ZTE Wins Contract to Provide 3G Wi-Fi Router MF29 to UAE Operator du
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- July 9, 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, today announced that it has provided the
Middle East’s fastest growing telecom service provider du, with its 3G Wi-Fi
Router, the MF29. The devices will be made available from end of June 2013.
The Router will be used by du for its innovative “Office Connect” voice and
broadband solutions offering in the complete UAE market. It is a
first-of-its-kind product in the region and through Office Connect du would
further strengthen its product and service offerings for SMEs in the UAE.
“ZTE is becoming prominent in UAE, providing terminal products to help build
and sustain infrastructures. We are very excited about bringing these new
products to market in the region with du and will continue to work with the
operator to provide scalable and robust products to serve the
telecommunications sector,” said Aymen Smaoui, General Manager, ZTE
“Working with ZTE in the past two years we have had successful sales with the
company’s terminal products and hope to continue that success with the new
MF29 devices. The products support varied networks and are easy to use for our
subscribers. We look forward to our on-going partnership with ZTE and
supporting growth in Dubai,” said Hatem Bamatraf, Executive Vice President,
ZTE has been working with du to provide terminal products since 2011 and has
successfully sold its MF668A USB modems (providing data speeds of 21Mbps) and
its MF190 USB modems (providing data speeds of 7.2Mbps) in the UAE market. The
ZTE MF29 is an enhanced, integrated 3G Wi-Fi Router for business users and
residential users. With maximum speeds of up to 21Mbps and plug and play
functionality, the wireless broadband internet service can be used on various
devices across multiple networks.
We opened for business in 2006. We offer mobile and fixed telephony, broadband
connectivity and IPTV services to individuals, homes and businesses. We also
provide carrier services for businesses and satellite up/downlink services for
As a rapidly-growing enterprise, we have a team of experts working to enhance
and expand our bouquet of service offerings. Our people come from over 60
countries - we mirror the rich cultural diversity of our nation, while being
able to serve our customers in a variety of languages. Over 50% of our senior
management team and customer-facing employees are UAE nationals, and we remain
committed to providing fulfilling opportunities for quality talent in a
cosmopolitan working environment.
By the end of 2012, more than 6.45 million people and over 50,000 businesses
have chosen to use our services. In a survey conducted by ARC Chart, we were
named the Best Mobile Broadband Network 2012 in the Middle East and Africa
region. We also ranked first in MENA’s Standard & Poor/Hawkamah Environmental,
Social and Corporate Governance Index in 2011.
du is 39.5 percent owned by Emirates Investment Authority, 20.081 percent by
Mubadala Development Company PJSC, 19.5 percent by Emirates Communications and
Technology LLC and the remaining stake by public shareholders. du is listed on
the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and trades under the name ‘du’.
About ZTE Mobile Devices
ZTE Mobile Devices is a division of ZTE Corporation, a global
telecommunications equipment, networks and mobile devices company
headquartered in Shenzhen, China. ZTE is a publicly traded company listed on
the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges.
ZTE is one of the Top 5 mobile handset and smartphone manufacturers in the
world, according to global industry analyst IDC. The company produces a
complete range of mobile devices, including mobile phones, tablets, mobile
broadband modems and hotspots and family desktop integration terminals.
A global leader, ZTE has partnerships with more than 230 major carriers and
distributors in over 160 countries and regions around the globe. It also has
strategic partnerships with 47 of the world’s top 50 carriers.
For more information, please visit: www.ztedevices.com
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