ZTE to expand U Mobile’s networks in Malaysia

12 Feb

China’s ZTE Corporation, a major global telecommunications provider, announced on February 12 it signed a cooperation framework agreement with U Mobile Sdn Bhd to expand the operator’s 3G and 4G LTE networks in Malaysia.

Under the agreement, ZTE will develop U Mobile’s networks in Malaysia’s major cities. It will leverage a comprehensive range of products and solutions from 3G wireless access, LTE wireless access, core network, power supply, bearer network and microwave transmission to services, according to a company statement.

“This expansion project is a significant milestone in the partnership between ZTE and U Mobile,” said Zhou Fang, ZTE’s vice president. “We are committed to offering ZTE’s industry-leading products and solutions to help U Mobile build the highest-performance networks across Malaysia, delivering the best mobile broadband user experience to subscribers.”

ZTE’s solutions are used by 160 operators in more than 110 countries, including Bharti Airtel, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Hutchison, KPN, Telefonica, Telenor, TeliaSonera, Vodafone, and VimpelCom.

By the end of December 2014, ZTE had signed 170 commercial contracts for 4G LTE and EPC (evolved packet core) networks around the world, covering 70% of countries with investments in 4G LTE.

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