ZTE Corporation is China's largest listed telecommunications equipment provider specializing in offering customized network solutions for telecom carriers worldwide. The company develops and manufactures telecommunications equipment for fixed, mobile, data and optical networks, intelligent networks and next generation networks as well as mobile phones. ZTE has been listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange since 1997. Today, ZTE has become an important global player in the telecommunications industry with products deployed in over 40 countries and regions including Cyprus, Bangladesh, Thailand, USA, Russia, Egypt, Kenya, Congo, Zambia and Hong Kong. ZTE's respected position as a forward looking global organization within the industry is also reflected by membership of, and participation in, a variety of International Organizations of Standardization. ZTE was the first Chinese individual manufacturer member of 3GPP2 (3rd Generation Partnership 2) and has become a sector member of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). ZTE is committed to the future of the telecommunications industry, and will continue to develop and expand its global operations to ensure that partners everywhere will have the most effective solutions both now and in the years to come.