Mr. Yang Jiaxiao, VP of ZTE, says his company has no plans to slow down its remarkable growth as it addresses next generation services that will be adopted by network operators in the coming year as they face the huge challenge of decreasing revenues and profits as they transform their operations.
ZTE believes in technology innovation as a core value of the company. With 20 global R&D centres, ZTE employs over 30,000 research professionals in the development of next-generation technologies including 5G, the Internet of Things, NFV, SDN, Cloud Computing, Big Data and Smart City. ZTE has filed applications for more than 68,000 patents, with over 25,000 granted. Since 2010, ZTE has been ranked among the world’s Top-3 for patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) each year, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization.