June 25, 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands – 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 been awarded Best LTE Core Network Product for its ZXUN xGW converged multi-access packet gateway.
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The ZXUN xGW gateway is designed and developed based on the advanced ZTE T8000 router platform and integrates the functions of multiple items of network equipment. One single cabinet can support network traffic of up to 600 gigabits per second (Gbps) and 57.6 million evolved packet core (EPC) user-plane bearers. Furthermore, the ZXUNxGW product supports the LTE-A access mode, a feature that enabled Hong Kong-based operator, CSL, to launch the world's first LTE commercial network. The ZXUN xGW has been deployed in 3G and LTE networks including those of China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom and KPN.
ZTE has to date signed 140 LTE/EPC contracts around the world. With leading end-to-end LTE solutions and global partnerships, ZTE has broken into 70 percent of the countries that have invested in LTE. ZTE has successfully launched commercial LTE services for Bharti, China Mobile, China Telecom, Hutchison, KPN, Telenor, TeliaSonera, VimpelCom and Vodafone.