ZTE exclusively wins the izzi MVNO project in Mexico, facilitating technological innovation of the mobile core network

Release Time:2024-03-15
  • ZTE exclusively wins the izzi MVNO project in Mexico, showcasing its technological leadership in the virtualization field
  • ZTE and izzi Telecom collaborate on a groundbreaking project, offering end-to-end virtualization solutions for mobile virtual operator networks, enhancing flexibility and brand competitiveness 


Shenzhen, China, 15 March 2024 - ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a global leading provider of information and communication technology solutions, today announced its exclusive success in securing the bid for the Mexico izzi MVNO project. ZTE will provide izzi Telecom with network-wide core network + VAS services based on Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat OpenStack Platform, showcasing ZTE's technological leadership in the virtualization field.


As the largest pay-TV operator and the second-largest fixed network operator in Mexico, izzi Telecom operates under Grupo Televisa, the country's largest media company. With 6.3 million subscribers, izzi leverages its advanced technologies and products to provide Quad-Play services to numerous cities across Mexico.


ZTE and izzi Telecom have collaborated on a groundbreaking project, marking the first solution based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform delivered by ZTE. This solution provides a comprehensive suite of Network Elements (NEs), including vCN and vVAS. Leveraging ZTE-developed hardware and the Ceph storage mode, it offers an end-to-end virtualization solution encompassing hardware, NFVIs, VNFs, and MANOs. For new mobile virtual operator networks, cloud-native architecture and virtualization solutions are better aligned with customer requirements. They enhance the flexibility and reliability of network operations, enabling more agile and rapid development of new services, and significantly improving brand competitiveness.


ZTE is dedicated to innovative research in network technologies, offering NFV/SDN-based end-to-end 5G telecom cloud solutions. These solutions encompass ICT integration of hardware, cloud platforms, and cloud applications/MANO/cloud integration, facilitating operators' digital transformation efforts. Additionally, ZTE establishes open labs worldwide and collaborates with partners to cultivate an industry ecosystem and drive industrial upgrades.



ZTE helps to connect the world with continuous innovation for a better future. The company provides innovative technologies and integrated solutions, and its portfolio spans all series of wireless, wireline, devices and professional telecommunications services. Serving over a quarter of the global population, ZTE is dedicated to creating a digital and intelligent ecosystem, and enabling connectivity and trust everywhere. ZTE is listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. www.zte.com.cn/global


ABOUT izzi:

izzi forms part of Televisa Group, one of the largest media companies in the Spanish speaking world and a major participant in the international entertainment business. As part of Televisa Group, izzi is a provider in Mexico of broadband services, fixed telephony, mobile phone service as an MVNO and pay television with live channels, on demand content and the full integration of the main commercial OTT services. It has a network that covers above the 19 million home passes with a mix of HFC and FTTH technologies. In market size, izzi is the second most important player in the country in telecommunications services, always maintaining disruptive and innovative products in the telecommunications sector.


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