Wednesday, August 11, 2010

ZTE and ChinaTel Announce Global Strategic Partnership

ZTE signed a memorandum of understanding to partner with ChinaTel Group, a US-based provider of high speed wireless broadband and telecommunications infrastructure engineering and construction services.

Under the partnership, TE will be the preferred and primary provider of customized equipment, software, consumer products, operational services and financing for high speed wireless broadband telecommunications networks ChinaTel is deploying in the PRC, Peru, and other markets ChinaTel enters in the future. ChinaTel and ZTE will also work together to analyze consumer demand for new products and solutions, develop business plans to determine financial viability, execute design concepts, and roll out completed products and solutions, including manufacturing, marketing and sales, all with the goal to expand the reach of wireless broadband access.

ChinaTel is presently building, operating and deploying a 3.5GHz wireless broadband system in 29 cities across the People's Republic of China (PRC) with and for CECT-Chinacomm Communications Co.. ChinaTel is also building a 2.5GHz wireless broadband system in cities across Peru with and for Perusat.