China Telecommunications Corporation
China Telecommunications Corporation (China Telecom) is an extra-large State-owned telecom operator in China, and was selected into the Top 500 Global Corporations for many years. China Telecom mainly provides the integrated information services including the fixed-line telephone, mobile service, Internet connection and applications services. By the end of 2008, China Telecom owns 214 million fixed line telephone subscribers, 35.44 million mobile subscribers, and 47.18 million broadband customers. The total asset of China Telecom is 632.2 billion yuan, and the yearly turnover revenue is more than 220 billion yuan. There are 670 thousand employees in total in China Telecom. China Telecom was ratified as the Class-A Enterprise for four consecutive years since 2004. China Telecom was rated respectively as the “World Most Admired Enterprise ”,“Best Fixed-Line Telephone Company in Asia”,“Best Telecom Company in China”by the magazines of“Fortune”, “Asia Finance”,“EUROMONEY”and“Capital Magazine”, etc. Also, China Telecom was awarded with the titles of the “Best Managed Company”, “Best Enterprise Governance”,“Best Dividends Promise-Keeping Company”,“Best Institutional Investor Relations Awards”and“Most Trusted Strategy in the Company”.
China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd ("China Unicom") was officially established on 6 January 2009 on the basis of the merger of former China Netcom and former China Unicom. It has subsidiaries in 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) across China and many countries and regions around the world. China Unicom mainly operates fixed and mobile communications service, domestic and international communications facilities, satellite IPLC service, data communications service, network access service, value-added telecom services and system integration services. It is ranked as the world leading telecom operators in terms of its customer base and market capitalization.
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
Huawei is a leading global telecommunications solutions provider with long-term partnerships with operators around the world. Our passionate employees and unmatched R&D capabilities enable us to react swiftly and effectively to meet our customers' needs with a comprehensive and customized set of end-to-end solutions and products. Working with our customers, we are committed to enriching people's lives through communication.
Around the World:As one of the first Chinese telecoms equipment provider to pursue business in overseas markets, ZTE now has about 50,000 employees and 8,000 of them are working in about 100 representative offices around the world.
Since 1996, the company has provided products and services to 135 countries and regions, serving major telecoms operators in Asia Pacific, South Asia, North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Through a combination of strategic marketing, product differentiation, cost advantage improvement, human resources optimization and intellectual property management, ZTE has established firm commercial partnerships with over 500 operators around the world.
Research and DevelopmentWith more than 33% of its workforce dedicated to R&D and with 10% of its annual revenues channeled to this field, ZTE has established 15 R&D centers and Institutes across North America, Europe and Asia.
International standards such as CMM and CMMI are strictly applied across all ZTE R&D management processes. Using these scientific management mechanisms and shared technology platforms, ZTE has standardized its R&D processes, shortened R&D periods, reduced costs, optimized design flows and guaranteed the per (read more ...)