ZTE announced that the company has won the bid for the 5G IP RAN (IP Radio Access Network) project from True, a telecommunications company in Thailand.
Supported by the 5G Flexhaul solution, ZTE will support True in building 5G IP RAN networks are smart, ultra-broadband, and can be developed to achieve unified transport from 2G / 3G / 4G / 5G cellular services, FTTx, WLAN access and enterprise private line services.
These efforts are expected to strengthen True’s position as a leading telecommunications company in Thailand.
ZTE’s 5G Flexhaul solution consists of a 5G access device, ZXCTN 6000, a superior 5G transportation product, ZXCTN 9000-E as well as an integrated management and control platform, ZENIC ONE.
Supported by in-house chipsets, access layers, and aggregation/core layers, ZTE’s 5G Flexhaul solution enables seamless upgrades to 100GE and 400GE / n * 400GE which aim to build ultra-broadband IP transport networks.
The ZENIC ONE ZTE management and control platform enables the creation of Zero-Touch services and supports path computation and re-optimization based on latency, bandwidth, or IGP (Interior Gateaway Protocol) costs.
Also, the platform is able to simulate mirror-faults, traffic prediction, and network optimization.
By the end of May 2020, ZTE had shipped more than 60,000 5G transportation network devices throughout the world. ZTE has completed various commercial deployments and trials of the 5G transportation network with global operators.
According to Omdia’s latest mobile backhaul market share report, ZTE’s IP Edge Router market share ranks third globally and ranks second in the Asia-Pacific market in 2019.
With more than 3 million fixed network users and a 30 percent market share, True is one of the leading operators in Thailand with a comprehensive range of services and an annual growth rate of 30 percent.
In February 2020, True obtained a 5G license and achieved commercialization of the 5G network.