ZTE to Expand U Mobile’s 4G Networks

zte-india-u-mobileZTE on Tuesday said it has bagged the contract to expand the 3G and 4G network of U Mobile in Malaysia. Both the companies have signed a ‘cooperation framework’ agreement in this regard.

Under the agreement, ZTE will expand and optimize U Mobile’s networks in Malaysia’s major cities. The Chinese firm will provide its entire product portfolio that includes 3G wireless access, LTE wireless access, core network, power supply, bearer network, microwave transmission and services for the expansion of the U Mobile networks.

“With high-quality product solutions and excellent engineering capabilities, ZTE will help U Mobile further enhance its services to users across Malaysia. The project will further strengthen the long-term strategic partnership between ZTE and U Mobile,” a ZTE statement said.

“This expansion project is a significant milestone in the partnership between ZTE and U Mobile,” said Zhou Fang, Vice President, ZTE. “We are committed to offering ZTE’s industry-leading products and solutions to help U Mobile build the highest-performance networks across Malaysia, delivering the best mobile broadband user experience to subscribers.”

The company claims that its solutions are commercially deployed by over 160 operators in more than 110 countries, including Bharti Airtel, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Hutchison, KPN, Telefonica, Telenor, TeliaSonera, Vodafone, and VimpelCom. By the end of December 2014, ZTE had signed 170 commercial contracts for 4G LTE and EPC (evolved packet core) networks around the world, covering 70% of countries with investments in 4G LTE, the ZTE statement added.

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