The ZTE brand in the UK may not be one of the most recognisable but the leading global provider of telecommunications equipment has markets in 140 countries, is China's largest listed telecommunications equipment company and is listed on both the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Established in 1985, ZTE connects a global customer base via voice, multimedia, data and WLAN systems. ZTE takes its social responsibilities serious and is committed to a vision of balanced sustainable developments in the environment and economic arenas. ZTE is committed to minimising CO2 emissions and maximising energy efficiency.
By 2011 the ZTE brand has demonstrated its excellence and ranked as the world's forth-largest mobile phone manufacturer. ZTE is also the world's fifth largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer behind Ericsson, Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia Siemens Networks.
In 2006 ZTE took 40% of new global orders for CDMA networks and by 2007 it had sold solutions to Vodafone, Autralia's Telstra and Spain's Telefonica. ZTE's success continued into 2009 when it became the world's third largest provider of GSM telecommunications equipment and its sales accounted for 20% of all GSM models sold.
The ZTE brand has released several successful lines of mobile phones and tablet PC's. The ZTE V9 tablet was released in 2010 running Google's Android operating system and in 2011 the ZTE V11 and Z-pad were announced running on Android 3.0.
The best mobile phones in the ZTE brand have today so far included the ZTE Blade series, Grand series and Skate series along with the ZTE Kis, Tania, Libra and Tureis. This range of smartphones holds something for every type of user with both high-end high-spec models mirrored by a range of budget smartphones. At both ends of the market these smartphones will give you access to your email, social networks such as Facebook and Twitter and will usually have a built in camera for taking pictures and videos.
ZTE branded handsets are available SIM free, as part of a 12, 18 or 24-month contract or on a pay as you go basis. A contract phone package will provide you with a certain amount of free minutes, text messages and internet usage so this is a good option for those who use their smartphone on a regular basis.
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