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ZTE Partners With Blue Jeans Network to Enhance Video Collaboration Services Products

ZTE Corporation, a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, today announced a partnership with Blue Jeans Network, the global leader in interoperable video collaboration services. This partnership will allow ZTE customers to experience Blue Jeans Network’s cloud-based video conferencing services (VCS) and connect easily to one another via their ZTE VCS products, creating a uniform user experience that fosters collaboration. Starting in August, ZTE VCS room system with Blue Jeans video conferencing services will be available in the US, Europe, Australia and Singapore.

Blue Jeans Network extends high-quality video communications beyond the traditional boundaries of virtual conference rooms by allowing individuals, employees, partners and family and friends to connect and interact with each other seamlessly and effectively. Blue Jeans technology is being used by high profile customers such as: Facebook, Foursquare, Match.com, and Stanford University, companies and institutions that have benefited from the anytime, anywhere and from practically any device, capabilities of video collaboration.

“We're excited to work with ZTE to expand their reach into the Video Communications Services Market,” said Stu Aaron, chief commercial officer at Blue Jeans Network. “This partnership is another example of sharing our expertise in interoperability and expanding our ecosystem. We look forward to working with ZTE to proliferate easy, open, and affordable video conferencing.”

“As a longtime pioneer in video collaboration services and the leader in interoperability, we saw partnering with Blue Jeans Network as a natural and seamless fit,” said Qian Min, General Manager of ZTE UC&C. “After seeing the success that Blue Jeans Network has had, we believe working together will be beneficial in expanding our reach and enable us to provide more options to our customers.”

ZTE, a leading global ICT solution provider and among the top 3 VCS and terminal providers worldwide, is devoted to helping the enterprise streamline communication with the latest technologies and providing various VCS products and solutions for its global customers. Since 1994, ZTE has been engaged in R&D and innovation of core technologies of its products. In 2013, ZTE launched the first VCS terminal T800A that supports H.265 and the first overall view T900 that supports the four-channel HD 1080P60 in the industry. ZTE has successfully put hundreds of thousands of VCS products into commercial use, serving many operators and industries around the world. According to 2013 statistics from consulting company Wainhouse Research, ZTE ranks top three in the world and No.1 in Asia for shipment and revenue of VCS terminals.

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 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.

About Blue Jeans Network

At Blue Jeans Network, our mission is to make video communications as easy and pervasive as audio communications, enabling more effective collaboration at work, at home, and on the road. Our cloud-based conferencing service makes this possible by enabling customers to connect with each other seamlessly anytime, anywhere, and from practically any device. The Blue Jeans Network extends high quality video communications beyond the traditional boundaries of specialized conference rooms and into the mainstream, allowing individuals and employees throughout an enterprise to interact more effectively with each other, and with their customers, partners, suppliers, family, and friends. Blue Jeans Network is a private company headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information go to: https://bluejeans.com or follow the company @BlueJeansNet

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