U Mobile inks disaster recovery agreement with ZTE

U Mobile Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s 3G mobile operator has inked a disaster recovery (DR) system partnership agreement with ZTE in the presence of the prime minister of Malaysia and the president of the People’s Republic of China.

Through this partnership, U Mobile is appointing ZTE to deploy DR system for U Mobile’s core network, providing stable, resilient and robust network service to U Mobile users.

The DR system is expected to complete within 2014, enhancing U Mobile’s ability to provide seamless Internet and mobile services to subscribers with minimal interruption. Upon completion of the project, U Mobile will explore subsequent upgrades and purchases depending on the network’s capacity requirement.

President Xi Jinping, who is currently in town for a 3-day diplomatic visit to Malaysia as part of his Southeast Asia tour, graces the signing ceremony with Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd. Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, as witnesses of a partnership agreement between U Mobile and ZTE.

“We are living in a connected society where almost everyone has access to mobile and internet services wherever they go. Hence, network stability and coverage are keys to connectivity, and we at U Mobile are taking additional measures to safeguard and backup our network system, so that users can continue their seamless mobile experiences and stay connected with U Mobile,” said Wong Heang Tuck, acting chief executive officer and chief operating officer, U Mobile.

“ZTE is committed to help U Mobile deliver the best and most robust mobile services to subscribers,” said Fred Zhang, managing director, ZTE Malaysia.

We are pleased to strengthen our long-standing relationship with U Mobile through the latest partnership between our companies added Zhang.

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