|ZTE’s Micro-Base Station Enhances CSL’s Services at Rugby Sevens 2013|
SHENZHEN, China - March 27th 2013--(BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire)-- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, today announced their micro-base station solution was used to enhance Hong Kong mobile operator CSL’s communication services at the Hong Kong Stadium during the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2013.
The base station enhanced services throughout the tournament and allowed double the amount of data traffic and four-and-a-half times the amount of voice calls to be handled seamlessly, compared to the previous year. Over 130,000 voice calls and 230GB of data traffic were handled by the network alone with a call connection success rate of 99.9%. In addition, over 80% of full webpage loads were completed within 10 seconds, thanks to the increased capacity provided by the added base stations.
The BS8912 micro-base station weighs 12kg and has a built-in lightning protection module. It can be powered with an AC or DC power supply and installed indoors or outdoors. The micro-base station is designed support 3 MIMO carrier waves, and has a powerful data processing capability of 84Mbps downlink and 11.5Mbps uplink. The BS8912 micro-base station supports a self-organizing network function—the base station can self-launch, self-configure, self-plan and self-correct. This dramatically lowers workload when adding new sites.
"Offering a superior network experience has always been CSL’s priority and we are thrilled to provide enhanced services at the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2013 using ZTE’s micro-base station,” said Christian Daigneault, Chief Technology Officer for CSL. "Testing the ZTE micro-base station was also a first step for CSL as we experiment with small cell technologies or Hetnet which will become critical in the near future especially in highly dense regions like Hong Kong.”
Rugby Sevens is a major annual sports event in Hong Kong and has become increasingly popular among the general public. The growing number of fans presents a challenge to the communications network within the stadium. With its micro-base station green solution based on the BS8912 micro-base station, ZTE is able to provide viable solutions in this complex wireless environment. This will increase the number of connected users and ensure successful communications services. Despite the substantial growth of number of calls and overall throughput, the network can still provide exceptional performance.
ZTE is a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions with the most comprehensive product range covering virtually every telecommunications sector, including wireless, access & bearer, VAS, terminals and professional services. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140 countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while growing revenue. In 2011, ZTE’s revenue increased by 29 per cent to USD 13.7 billion. Its overseas operating revenue grew 30 per cent to USD 7.4 billion during the period, accounting for 54.2 per cent of overall operating revenue. ZTE commits 10 per cent of its annual revenue to research and development and has leadership roles in several international bodies devoted to developing telecommunications industry standards. ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. The company is China’s only listed telecom manufacturer that is publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ). For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.
*Source: ME NewsWire
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