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ZTE Wins Wind Telecom Contract to Build First 4G TD-LTE Network in Dominican Republic
|By Business Wire
|June 23, 2014 11:21 PM EDT
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,
announced that the company won a contract from Wind Telecom to build the
first 4G TD-LTE network in the Dominican Republic.
ZTE’s globally-leading TD-LTE solutions will be implemented to help Wind
Telecom deploy a stable high-speed network to provide mobile broadband
services for consumers and businesses in the Dominican Republic. ZTE’s
unified platform EPC and eNodeB solutions, based on ZTE’s proprietary
Cloud Radio technology, will help Wind Telecom achieve savings in
capital expenditure, and operation and maintenance costs, and lay solid
foundations for future growth.
"This next-generation network is an investment in the future of the
Dominican Republic,” said José Clase, Chairman of the Board of Wind
Telecom. “This platform will help bridge the digital divide and raise
the economic competitiveness of the Dominican Republic by helping to
lift the standard of education. The high-speed network connectivity will
also deliver an enhanced user experience for consumers.”
Wind Telecom, with a long history of providing comprehensive
telecommunication and television services in the Dominican Republic, is
renowned as an operator of high-quality and professional broadband
access and television services.
"We are very pleased to work with Wind Telecom to build the Dominican
Republic's first TD-LTE 4G network,” said Yu Xin, Vice President of ZTE
Corporation. “With our expertise in TD-LTE 4G, ZTE is committed to
providing the best user experience for customers of Wind Telecom."
“Until the end of October, 2013, ZTE published 815 SAE/LTE patent
statements in the IPR database of the European Telecommunications
Standards Institute (ETSI), accounting for 13 percent of the total in
the global telecommunications industry,” said Jiang Xiangyang, Vice
President of ZTE Corporation. “Our industry leading technology
advantages will guarantee ZTE and Wind Telecom provide the wonderful
mobile broadband services for consumers in the Dominican Republic.”
As a global provider of industry-leading solutions, ZTE developed an
end-to-end Turnkey solution for Wind Telecom after analyzing the
operator’s existing networks. With the help of ZTE, Wind Telecom’s 4G
TD-LTE network will serve consumers and businesses and help make
Dominican transition to the wireless broadband era, meeting higher data
Under the multi-year contract, ZTE will help Wind Telecom deploy a 4G
TD-LTE network in 2.5 – 2.7 GHz spectrum covering major cities and rural
areas of Dominican, as well as provide 4G mobile devices that will
appeal to users and help them take advantage of the broadband
capabilities of the new network.
ZTE has eight R&D centers in U.S, Europe and China dedicated to research
of 4G LTE technologies and systems. More than 5,000 experts at ZTE are
involved in the research and development of 4G LTE wireless system, core
network and terminal products.
As a provider of end-to-end TD-LTE solutions covering core network,
wireless network, terminals, chips, and service platforms, ZTE has
established TD-LTE trials and commercial networks for 66 leading
operators in 40 countries in Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States
(CIS), Asia-Pacific, Southeast Asia, and the Americas.
ZTE has deployed commercial 4G TD-LTE networks for operators globally
including China Mobile, China Mobile Hong Kong, Bharti Airtel and Hi3G
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. 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.
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