26 April 2010, Shenzhen, China - ZTE Corporation (“ZTE” or the “Group”) (A share stock code: 000063.SZ /H share stock code: 0763.HK), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, announced today it has been chosen by China Mobile to deliver its IMS core network in key Chinese provinces. The China Mobile’s commercial IMS network will boast 1.4 million lines when it is completed in three months. According to the comprehensive evaluation process by China Mobile, ZTE was ranked among the tier one IMS supplier group for the project this time.
Based on ZTE’s full package of IMS core network products, the network will enable China Mobile to quickly launch the various fixed/mobile convergence services such as Converged Centrex, Converged One Number, Multimedia CRBT and Converged Conferencing, further enhancing the user experience.
"This is a brand-new beginning of strategic cooperation in next generation core network field between China Mobile and ZTE. Our innovative and complete IMS solution helps China Mobile to provide cutting-edge converged services,expanding its business especially in enterprise market space,” said Mr. Wang Xiaoqiang, Vice President of Core Network, ZTE Corporation.
China Mobile is one of the leading operators in China, boasting the largest mobile network and subscriber base in the world. After the re-organization of China's telecom industry, China Mobile has become a full-service operator. Deploying an IMS-based network will allow China Mobile to deliver fixed voice and multimedia services to individual and enterprise users over IMS, and finally, to build an IMS-based Fixed and Mobile Convergence (FMC) network.
As one of the leading IMS providers worldwide, ZTE provides end-to-end IMS product portfolio covering IMS core network, service platform, access, terminal, and OSS/BSS. The IMS solution is a fully converged solution, supporting fixed & mobile convergence, IT & CT convergence, and telecom & cable convergence. It provides complete voice and multimedia solution for LTE network evolution, helping operator to achieve various business models and scenarios, including enterprise, home, and individual users.
With innovative technologies and rich deployment experience, ZTE has established extensive references in IMS field. ZTE successfully made the world’s first ICS (IMS Centralized Services) call, commercially deployed the industry’s first IMS-based HD (high definition) conferencing system, and established extensive cooperation with leading European and American operators.