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ZTE recently presented its LTE and Pre5G strategy at its global analyst summit. The company aspires to become a major vendor for 5G.


  • ZTE has presented the first commercially available massive MIMO (Pre5G) unit and hopes to use this to get more traction in the LTE market.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses ZTE's position in the LTE value chain and how it aims to evolve for 5G
  • Discusses ZTE's future in the RAN business and its strategy for remaining relevant

Key questions answered

  • What is ZTE's Pre5G strategy?
  • How does the company's ZTE Paper massive MIMO unit fit into this strategy?

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  • Summary
  • ZTE Paper is a good step, but is it enough?
  • ZTE still to focus on China, with some global expansion coming
  • ZTE’s big move towards 5G


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