ZTE ships 1.8 million passive optical network optical line terminals

Telecom Lead Asia: ZTE has shipped 1.8 million passive
optical network optical line terminals (PON OLTs) globally in 2011, ranking No.
1 worldwide.


According to a report by Ovum, ZTE became the world’s
leading PON OLT supplier in terms of both annual shipments and market share of
PON OLTs with 40.9 per cent share of the global market.


ZTE’s market share increase from the previous year was
14.6 percent.


ZTE also ranked in No. 2 globally for market share of PON
ONT/ONU shipments in 2011, at 28 per cent, a nearly 10 per cent increase from
the previous year.


According to the report, China maintained strong momentum
in FTTx growth in 2011. China’s FTTx market comprised more than half of the
global total. ZTE has more than 40 per cent market share in China’s PON market,
including agreements with each of the three major Chinese operators.


Our achievement reflects our ability to build momentum
in the market and is an affirmation of the quality of ZTE’s PON OLT technology.
We will continue to provide our high-level expertise and service to the optical
access market with a view to helping operators around the world build smart
high-speed optical networks,” said ZTE Vice President Zhu Yongxing.


ZTE is a world leader in the optical access market.
Boosted by global FTTx deployments, its PON sales have posted an over 30 per
cent compound annual growth rate over the past four years.


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