ZTE wins 5G transport deal from China Unicom

ZTE Corporation announced that it has won the second largest share in China Unicom’s 2020 intelligent MAN (5G Transport) centralized procurement. ZTE has been selected in all of the core aggregation and access bid packages.
China Unicom 5G networkZTE said its NP+FlexE+SA 3-in-1 in-house chipset helps reduce the power consumption per Gbit by 50 percent compared with the industry level.

ZTE’s devices support 50GE and 100GE FlexE, and allow 25GE FlexE, providing mobile operators with more flexible choices and lower Capex.

The centralized procurement for 5G transport equipment in 2020 of three major Chinese operators has now come to an end. ZTE has won the bidding of all the three operators, covering access, aggregation and core network products.

ZTE has shipped nearly 40,000 5G transport devices for deployments in China’s Tier-1 cities like Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen.