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ZTE Wins GPON Deal

SHENZHEN, China -- 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 it has won a contract for the third phase of a Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) capacity expansion contract with Uruguay’s Administración Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (ANTEL).

ANTEL has a 97 percent share Uruguay’s the fixed network voice and broadband market and is the largest fixed network operator in the country. It also provides mobile communications services. In 2010, ANTEL began using the state-of-the-art GPON technology to deploy a national Fiber To The Home (FTTH) network. ZTE has provided GPON products and services to ANTEL for three consecutive years.

As part of the project ZTE will provide a ZXA10 C300 optical access platform to ANTEL. This platform is a futureproof, converged full-service platform that fully meets ANTEL's current demands for broadband services. It also supports smooth future upgrades to NG PON and WDM PON in the future. Over the past two years, ZTE has helped ANTEL complete the construction of a 120 Mbps high-speed broadband network. Further, the network also provides FTTH-based VOIP, HIS, and IPTV services to 540,000 households.

ZTE Corp. (Shenzhen: 000063; Hong Kong: 0763)

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