ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for Mobile Internet, is showcasing its latest achievements and practices in broadband access, home networking, optical transport, 5G transport and network automation at Broadband World Forum (BBWF) 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
As a No.2 global provider of fixed-network equipment, ZTE is committed to building high-quality wireline network products and solutions that deliver a superior experience and help operators upgrade their networks. At BBWF it will reveal the solutions that it has deployed for operators across the world.
In the broadband access field, ZTE's innovative Combo PON solution enables smooth upgrades to 10G PON at a low cost. By using multi-shaping and new-generation Forward Error Correction (FEC), ZTE has improved the transmission distance of beyond-100G optical networks by 30%. In addition, ZTE has achieved the longest transmission distance for single-carrier 400G on China Mobile’s existing network.
ZTE’s 5G Flexhaul provides two types of network construction solutions and has been used in more than 30 commercial deployments and trials around the world.
ZTE is also innovating in Mobile Edge Computing (MEC). Its Light Cloud solution moves the access Content Delivery Network (CDN) to the Optical Line Terminal (OLT) to save uplink bandwidth and improve customer satisfaction with experience-sensitive broadband services. The solution has been commercially deployed by China Mobile in multiple provinces.
In the home networking sector, ZTE’s NetSphere multi-AP mesh Wi-Fi solution provides seamless gigabit coverage throughout the home, with millisecond-level roaming to ensure no user perception and no service interruption. In addition, ZTE’s AI-empowered transport network automation solution implements deployment, assurance and optimization to provide operators with full-lifecycle intelligent operation and management of transport networks.
Today, ZTE is continuing to serve operators worldwide with its extensive wireline product portfolio which covers fixed access, 5G transport and optical transport. In the fixed access sector, ZTE ranks second in market share. ZTE ranks No.1 in rolling 4Q market share growth of optical network products, and its access/metro/backbone network products also have the world’s fastest growth, according to the latest report of OVUM. Overall, ZTE has deployed more than 50 beyond-100G optical networks around the world.
ZTE is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, carriers, companies and public sector customers. As part of ZTE’s strategy, the company is committed to providing customers with integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value as the telecommunications and information technology sectors converge. Listed in the stock exchanges of Hong Kong and Shenzhen, ZTE sells its products and services in more than 160 countries.
So far, ZTE has obtained 25 commercial 5G contracts in major markets such as Europe, Asia Pacific and MEA (Middle East and Africa). ZTE commits 10 per cent of its annual revenue to research and development and has leadership roles in international standard-setting organizations.