ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, today announced that it has provided the Middle East’s fastest growing telecom service provider du, with its 3G Wi-Fi Router, the MF29. The devices will be made available from end of June 2013.
The Router will be used by du for its innovative “Office Connect” voice and broadband solutions offering in the complete UAE market. It is a first-of-its-kind product in the region and through Office Connect du would further strengthen its product and service offerings for SMEs in the UAE.
ZTE is becoming prominent in UAE, providing terminal products to help build and sustain infrastructures. We are very excited about bringing these new products to market in the region with du and will continue to work with the operator to provide scalable and robust products to serve the telecommunications sector,” said Aymen Smaoui, General Manager, ZTE Corporation.
Working with ZTE in the past two years we have had successful sales with the company’s terminal products and hope to continue that success with the new MF29 devices. The products support varied networks and are easy to use for our subscribers. We look forward to our on-going partnership with ZTE and supporting growth in Dubai,” said Hatem Bamatraf, Executive Vice President, Enterprise, du.
ZTE has been working with du to provide terminal products since 2011 and has successfully sold its MF668A USB modems (providing data speeds of 21Mbps) and its MF190 USB modems (providing data speeds of 7.2Mbps) in the UAE market. The ZTE MF29 is an enhanced, integrated 3G Wi-Fi Router for business users and residential users. With maximum speeds of up to 21Mbps and plug and play functionality, the wireless broadband internet service can be used on various devices across multiple networks.