On July 16 and 17, the three major operators released a batch of candidate lists for winning the bidding of communication equipment, both of which were involved by ZTE. After the lifting of the ban, ZTE recently received large orders from three major domestic operators, and its business quickly returned to normal. ZTE has taken 500 million orders in a row, and the orders of the three major operators for ZTE undoubtedly make ZTE get rid of the predicament quickly.
According to the official website of the Ministry of Commerce of China, VOA reported on July 12, the Ministry of Commerce of the United States said that the United States has signed an agreement with ZTE Corporation of China to lift the ban on commercial exchanges between American suppliers and ZTE in the past three months, ZTE Corporation will be able to resume operations, and the ban will be lifted after ZTE pays 400 million yuan to the United States.
On July 15, ZTE announced that according to the order issued by bis on July 13, 2018 (US time) (hereinafter referred to as the "order to terminate the refusal order"), BIS has terminated the order of April 15, 2018 and removed ZTE from the list of persons prohibited from exporting. The above matters shall take effect from the date of issuance of the order to terminate the refusal order. According to the announcement released by China Mobile on June 16, in 2018, ZTE was the first candidate for bid winning in the list of candidates for centralized procurement of GPON equipment (new part) (bid section II and bid section III), with a bid winning share of no less than 70% and a bid price of 487 million yuan (excluding tax); Huawei was the second candidate for bid winning, with a share of no more than 30%. ZTE won the whole bid in bid section III, with a bid price of about 332324 million yuan (excluding tax).
On the 17th, China Unicom announced that it would purchase from a single source the 2017-2018 high-end switch expansion project of China Unicom (ZTE part), including the main control board, 10GE board and 100M / gigabit optical board.
According to a source, on the day of the announcement, ZTE employees received the news of immediate employment. It is reported that the first order of opening its overseas business comes from the terminal business line in Mexico.
According to the disclosure of China Unicom, the main suppliers of high-end switch equipment are Huawei and ZTE. In November 2017, ZTE failed to win the bidding of high-end switch bid section in the public bidding of China Unicom's medium and low-end switch, router and high-end switch. After the bidding, some equipment of the manufacturer needs to be expanded, and the expansion of board and card shall be implemented on the existing network equipment.
On the same day, ZTE also became the first candidate for the 2017 cn2 network expansion project -- access switch -- announced by China Telecom. According to the disclosure, ZTE's bid price is 2568400 yuan.
For ZTE, a new dawn has risen.