Telkom Kenya-Orange Launches HSPA+

ZTE, Telkom Kenya-Orange announce nation’s fastest commercial HSPA+ network

September 8, 2011

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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 and network solutions, announced it has partnered with Telkom Kenya-Orange to officially introduce commercial use of the country’s fastest Uni-RAN-based HSPA+ network in Nairobi. The network offers Kenyans access to high-speed wireless with a download rate up to 21Mbps.

The announcement celebration was attended by Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki and more than 200 guests.

The newly developed network greatly improves user experience, dramatically reduces operating expenses and can efficiently evolve to LTE. As part of the agreement, ZTE provided Telkom Kenya-Orange with Uni-RAN-based all IP solutions. The platform was then used to build a unified 2G/3G mobile network for the operator.

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

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