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ZTE launches 400G OTN solution

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, has launched the ZTE 400G OTN solution at the WDM & Next Generation Optical Networking conference in Nice, France.

The ZTE 400G OTN solution is designed for operators looking to advance their existing network infrastructure in order to meet today’s business challenges and deliver high speed data. The solution will enable operators to optimise bandwidth and network management, as well as enhance the flexibility of network. Based on ZTE’s ZXONE 8000 large-capacity cross-connected equipment based on the iOTN platform and the ZXONE 9700 Packet OTN platform, the 400G OTN solution is the ideal backbone for metro/regional core infrastructure networks.

“Faced with the challenges of rapid traffic growth, high bandwidth data centre applications and cloud computing, carriers have increasingly been considering building large capacity, evolving and ‘elastic’ networks. The ZTE 400G transmission equipment with multiple, adaptive modulations will be a must for all future networks,” said Mr. Wei Xiaoqiang, Director of ZTE BN products ZTE.”

The ZTE 400G solution features multiple modulations including Nyquist QPSK, 16QAM and 8QAM. It is designed to meet carriers’ requirements for different network scenarios and transmission reaches. Additionally the 400G OTN solution supports software-defined optical networking based on advanced, ZTE-designed low-power chip sets, and photonic components.

ZTE is committed to the research and development of 100G and beyond. It was the first company to release an overall 100G bearing solution in 2010 and provides 100G products covering switches, routers, and WDM/OTN, as well as end-to-end solutions from the edge layer to the core layer. The launch of the 400G OTN solution will strengthen ZTE’s position in the global optical network industry and will be commercially available in early 2015.

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.

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