Operators to Benefit from 100% Energy-Savings and Lower TCO
8 December 2009, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions,today announced it has collaborated with China Unicom to successfully deploy a green 3G network that utilizes environmentally-friendly, energy saving commercial base station equipment.
ZTE’s green 3G base station site relies on wind and solar energy for operation. Compared with the same kind of base stations, this green solution reaches 100% energy-savings capabilities. Its remote-control feature requires no on-site manpower support and thus helps China Unicom save cost to further lower its TCO.
The green 3G base station site is located between the mountains in the Great Meisha area of Shenzhen, China. This wind and solar energy-based, integrated solution can be deployed in varying outdoor conditions: the proportion of wind and solar-powered energy functions provide flexible configurations to cater to the needs of various outdoor environments operators face. It contributes high energy-conversion efficiency with stable and reliable power supply. The system also offers zero-emission, zero noise as well as zero pollution that helps maximize environmental protection.
“We’re pleased to work with China Unicom to unveil this 3G green base station site,” said Mr. Xu Ming, Vice President of ZTE. “Its launch highlights our dedication to strong corporate social responsibilities. We’re committed to environmental protection and devote enormous resources to developing innovative green products. The debut of this green site is an exceptional illustration of ZTE’s strong R&D capabilities. We’ll continue to introduce more advanced and state-of-the-art green equipment to the market,” added Mr. Xu.
In this year’s China Unicom 3G tender, ZTE secured 21.5% market share, making it as one of the top three vendors. Recently, in the China Unicom 3G network tests conducted by a third-party in 77 major cities across China, ZTE’s 3G network equipment rated as the top network, followed by Huawei and Ericsson.