7 January 2011, Shenzhen – 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 demonstrated the company's industry-leading LTE solutions, unveiling its next generation ready-for-market data cards, modems, mobile hotspots and tablets at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2011 (CES) in Las Vegas. The devices showcased will be available in several global markets beginning in Q2 2011.
"While most companies will be coming to CES with their first-generation LTE products, ZTE is delivering proven devices and form factors ready to flawlessly support consumers today," said Mr. Cheng Lixin, President of ZTE USA. "ZTE has pioneered LTE devices in many global markets, most recently having launched LTE devices with Hong Kong's first and largest mobile communications operator, CSL Limited. ZTE is ahead of other vendors as our dedication and sizeable investment in LTE technologies has paid off in the devices shown here today."
ZTE, a pioneer in LTE from both a device and infrastructure perspective, began investing in LTE research & development in 2008 and since then has secured several LTE technology patents. To date, ZTE's LTE-ready portfolio includes devices that span the 3G to 4G spectrum including EVDO/UMTS, LTEFDD/LTETDD Dual Mode, LTE/UMTS MultiMode and LTE/EVDO MultiMode technology compatible devices.
ZTE's innovation showcase demonstrates the true capability of LTE technology with devices pushing the boundaries of LTE speeds. The CES 2011 product line-up includes:
·The LTE-enabled AL621 and MF820 USB Modems, with bandwidths of up to 20 MHz, these devices are capable of download/upload speeds up to 100/50 Mbps, respectively, with the MF820 also touting HSPA+ 42/11 Mbps downlink/uplink rates. Both offer functionality with the latest Windows operating systems.
·LTE-power meets tethering capabilities for today’s road warrior with the ZTE MF91 Mobile Hotspot. Equipped for both LTE 100/50 Mbps and HSPA+ 42/11 Mbps downlink/uplink rates, the MF91 can tether up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
·The MF29L modem is designed to give consumers complete flexibility in their homes. Supporting the LTE and HSPA+ speeds synonymous with other products in the showcase, the MF29L boasts a customizable GUI, compatibility with both Windows and Mac OSs and built-in Fax capability.
For further information on ZTE, please visit booth number #35376 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center during the International Consumer Electronics Show 2011.