ZTE to Provide Disaster Recovery Solution to U Mobile in Malaysia

  ZTE to Provide Disaster Recovery Solution to U Mobile in Malaysia

  U Mobile to deploy ZTE’s DR technology for improved network robustness and
                                  resilience

Business Wire

SHENZHEN, China -- October 4, 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, is pleased to be selected by U Mobile
Sdn Bhd to provide a disaster recovery (DR) system to strengthen the
resilience and robustness of Malaysia’s most dynamic and innovative 3G mobile
network.

U Mobile will deploy ZTE’s DR solution in the core network, increasing the
backup capabilities of the network infrastructure. The agreement between U
Mobile and ZTE was signed today in a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur.

“ZTE is committed to helping U Mobile deliver the best and most robust mobile
services to subscribers,” said Fred Zhang, Managing Director of ZTE Malaysia
Corporation Sdn Bhd. “We are pleased to strengthen our long-standing
relationship with U Mobile through the latest partnership between our
companies.”

ZTE’s DR solutions will be implemented on U Mobile’s Core Transmission and
IPCORE equipment to achieve significant reductions in service recovery times,
delivering improved network stability and reliability.

The DR system is expected to be completed within 2014, enhancing U Mobile’s
ability to support uninterrupted Internet and mobile services to subscribers.
Upon completion of the project, U Mobile will explore subsequent upgrades and
purchases depending on the network’s capacity requirement.

“We are glad to be partnering ZTE once again for the deployment of DR systems
as we believe their expertise in telecommunications equipment and network
solutions will add value to our company,” said Wong Heang Tuck, Acting Chief
Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of U Mobile. “This is one of U
Mobile’s many major collaborations with ZTE and we look forward to greater
partnerships and work synergies ahead.”

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 160
countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while
growing 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.

About U Mobile

As Malaysia’s most dynamic and innovative 3G mobile operator, U Mobile have
built our reputation based on the quality of our mobile voice and data
services, the convenience of our distribution network and our affordable
pricing strategies. Through the 3G RAN sharing agreement with Maxis, U Mobile
expands its 3G services to every state in Malaysia especially to the major
cities and towns in the East Coast and East Malaysia areas. The unique network
strategy provides U Mobile with significant savings in capital expenditure and
those savings are passed onto our subscribers in the form of affordable
products and services. At U Mobile, we believe that everyone should ‘live
connected’ which means providing our subscribers with a stable, quality
network, value-for-money plans for pre-paid, postpaid and high-speed mobile
Internet. Together with the latest devices, they can experience and enjoy so
much more out of life.

Contact:

ZTE Corporation
Margrete Ma, +86 755 26775207
ma.gaili@zte.com.cn
or
Edelman PR
Mark Lee, +852 2837 4756
mark.lee@edelman.com
Andres Vejarano, +852 2837 4735
andres.vejarano@edelman.com
 
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