ZTE and TeliaSonera Will Cooperate on IOT Area Starting From Telematics
BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Business Wire/Korea Newswire) February 23, 2016 -- At Mobile World Congress 2016, ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, signed a strategic agreement to jointly expand IOT market with TeliaSonera, the largest carrier in Nordic countries. The two parties will cooperate on IOT areas, beginning with telematics. ZTEWelink, a subsidiary of ZTE, is dedicated to the development of wireless communication modules, telematics terminals and solutions, will undertake a major part of the telematics R&D process.
Hans Dahlberg, Head of TeliaSonera Global M2M Services, Jacky Zhang, Senior Vice President, ZTE Corporation, and Wang Zhijun, VP of ZTEWelink attended the signing ceremony.
“The combination of ZTE’s 4G technology and the innovative Telia Sense’s service will enable users to have full control of their car and a growing ecosystem of features. Today, connected cars are only available to new and premium models but with this offering basically all of our customers can enjoy the benefit of a connected car. With this contract we show our strong position in the IOT area and our capability in connecting devices to a cloud of new range of services,” said Jacky Zhang, Senior Vice President, ZTE Corporation.
Since 2009, ZTE invested heavily in IOT, and proposed M-ICT strategy in 2014 to focus on industry informatization. Today ZTE has achieved fast development in IOT industry and Intelligent Patent layout.
More information can be found at http://www.ztedevice.com/specialtopics/mwc_2016/.
About ZTE Mobile Devices
ZTE Mobile Devices is a division of ZTE Corporation, a global telecommunications equipment, networks and mobile devices company headquartered in Shenzhen, China. ZTE is a publicly traded company listed on the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges.
ZTE is one of the global leaders in the mobile handset manufacturing industry in the world, offering a complete range of mobile devices, including mobile phones, tablets, mobile broadband modems and hotspots and family desktop integration terminals.
ZTE has partnered with over 230 major carriers, including the world’s top 50 carriers, and distributers in more than 160 countries and regions around the globe. ZTE is also the only company globally that has been ranked inside the Top-3 by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) for the past 5 years (2010-2014) for patent filings. For more information, please visit: www.ztedevice.com
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