ZTE is a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. ZTE’s product range is the most complete in the world – covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless and handset markets. The company delivers products and services to customers in more than 100 countries. ZTE commits around 10% of annual turnover to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. It is the fastest growing telecoms equipment company in the world, and is China’s only listed telecoms manufacturer, with shares publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. ZTE was the only Chinese IT and telecoms manufacturer listed in Business Week 2005’s Information Technology 100 and was also included in BusinessWeek’s 2006 ranking of China’s Top 20 Brands.