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China Telecom, ZTE sign strategic cooperation agreement

ZTE
Wednesday 30 March 16

ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Telecom Beijing Research Institute to develop cutting edge technologies including software…

ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Telecom Beijing Research Institute to develop cutting edge technologies including software-defined networking/network function virtualisation (SDN/NFV), 4G+/5G and IoT related technologies.

Li Zhigang, President of the China Telecom Beijing Research Institute, Zhang Chengliang, Vice President of the China Telecom Beijing Research Institute and Liu Peng, Vice President of ZTE were among leaders and experts who attended the signing ceremony on March 24, 2016.

Both parties will work closely together, sharing resources to develop more sophisticated network technologies that will support China Telecom’s network construction and service reconstruction. The collaboration will also benefit the wider industry by bringing more advanced, cutting-edge technologies and innovations to market.

“As we enter the artificial intelligence era, operators are expected to provide a full range of network solutions. Through this partnership, we will be able to significantly advance SDN/NFV, 4G+/5G, cloud computing and big data technologies in the coming years. I believe the new technologies will become a reality through pilot deployments”, said Mr. Zhang Chengliang, Vice President of the China Telecom Beijing Research Institute. “I look forward to deepening our collaboration from a pure network aspect, to information and communication technology developments such as ZTE’s Yinchuan smart city project.”

“I would like to thank China Telecom Beijing Research Institute for this long-term partnership,” said Liu Peng, Vice President of ZTE, “ZTE is devoted to developing innovations that evolve operators’ network reconstruction, and meet future needs. I am confident that ZTE and China Telecom Beijing Institute will bring impressive results to help China Telecom with its strategic business transformation.”


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