Chinese telecom and technology vendor ZTE has signed more than 177 managed service contracts worldwide in 2015. This has increased the company’s service business scale by 20% in 2015.
The deals involve the operation and maintenance of more than 335,000 sites and 332,000 kilometers of optical outside plant cables. ZTE currently manages the network infrastructure for many leading operators including O2 (Germany), Euskaltel (Spain), Telenor (Pakistan), MTN (Uganda), H3A (Austria), DIGI (Malaysia), China Mobile, China Tower and China Unicom.
“With advanced service tools and big data analysis platforms, telecoms operators will focus more on guaranteeing the quality of service, improving subscriber loyalty and exploring marketing value in addition to enhancing network quality,” said Chen Fugi, Assistant CEO and GM of ZTE’s Engineering Service Department.
According to the company, its products and services are sold to more than 500 operators in more than 160 countries. 10% of its annual revenue is dedicated to research and development activities.