ZTE makes India its global hub for technical manpower

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on March 12, 2018

To hire 2,000 in two years

Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corporation on Thursday announced it has established India as the company's global experts resource hub.

As the global resource hub, ZTE India, a wholly owned subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, will serve as a key technical resource provider for ZTE's operations and subsidiaries in other countries as the company continues to scale up its global growth.

To date, 200 ZTE India employees have been deployed to company projects in Africa, Europe, Hungary, Turkey and the UAE. The company aims to have 2,000 employees at the centre in two years who will be sent to other countries. “We are delighted to name ZTE India as our global expert resource hub,” said ZTE Director of Human Resources, Mr Jie Li. “With its vast pool of skilled talent and resources and excellent language skills, India is the instinctive choice.”

Under the initiative, ZTE India's employees will have the opportunity to work with and lead global teams on various projects and expand their expertise in the latest technological developments in the telecommunications arena.

New technologies

The India hub will address the unique requirements of the Indian market and will assist ZTE employees with building knowledge of new technologies as they are adopted worldwide. The centre will be staffed with technical experts in the fields of LTE, broadband, next-generation network, managed services and IT application solutions for enterprise and telecoms service providers to meet global demand for ZTE products.

ZTE's announcement is an indication of the growing importance of the Indian telecom market for Chinese manufacturers.

Earlier, Huawei had announced plans to invest of $2 billion in India over the next five years. The money will be used for four initiatives including establishing a new R&D campus in Bangalore and an equipment manufacturing facility at Sriperumbudur near Chennai.

Published on August 18, 2011

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