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ZTE Corp is a telecom equipment and systems company headquartered in Shenzhen in southern China. It is now one of the world's biggest telecom equipment makers, behind after Ericsson, Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia Siemens.

Move to metal casings for smartphones to benefit BYD Electronic, Ju Teng

Since Apple introduced an aluminium unibody design on the iPhone in 2012, few smartphone brands have followed suit by introducing metal casings for their flagship devices.

Wednesday, 16 April, 2014, 4:26am

Back in the black

Change is good for ZTE, according to Wei Zaisheng, chief financial officer at the world's fifth-largest telecommunications equipment supplier.

5 Apr 2014 - 1:56am

ZTE eyes new 'wearable' products amid increased push into 4G market

ZTE staged a comeback by returning to profitability last year, as it plans to explore fresh opportunities in "wearable computing" devices, while pushing further into the fast-growing 4G network equipment and smartphone markets.

27 Mar 2014 - 5:07am

ZTE says 4G phones will drive growth

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE said the fourth generation network (4G) will be its main growth driver this year following Beijing's approval late last year for the country's three leading telecom operators to roll out 4G services based on a mainland-developed network standard.

17 Jan 2014 - 1:09am

Xiaomi, Huawei set 2014 targets, ZTE adjusts

The start of a new year is seeing 2 of China's top smartphone and telecoms equipment makers lay out their new goals for 2014, with the fast-rising Xiaomi aiming to continue its explosive growth as the more mature Huawei targets more modest gains.

2 Jan 2014 - 12:55pm

ZTE sees big jump in third-quarter profit

Fewer low-profit-margin contracts and improved cost efficiencies have helped ZTE, the world's fifth-largest supplier of telecommunications equipment, see a turnaround in profits this year.

23 Oct 2013 - 3:55am

American firm loses government contract over ties to China's ZTE

The technology is produced by Shenzhen-based ZTE, China's No 2 phone-equipment maker. It worked with CyberPoint International, a small business based in Baltimore, in the state of Maryland, to make its videoconferencing device available to US agencies via contract.

21 Sep 2013 - 4:44am

ZTE steps up lobbying after spy fears block US contracts

ZTE more than quadrupled its spending on lobbying after a United States House of Representatives report warned that the telecommunications company's products may help the Chinese government spy on the US.

31 Aug 2013 - 3:54am

China Mobile gears up for 4G network expansion

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator by subscribers, has apparently kicked off its 4G network expansion by awarding the bulk of contracts to Huawei Technologies and ZTE, the mainland's two biggest telecommunications equipment manufacturers.

24 Aug 2013 - 3:36am

ZTE expects profit pickup after let-down in first half

ZTE, the world's fifth-largest supplier of telecommunications equipment, forecast improved profitability in the second half of the year after reporting lower-than-expected earnings in the six months to June.

22 Aug 2013 - 4:43am