HICKORY, NC, ZTE Corporation recently honored Andrew Solutions, the CommScope, Inc. division that is a global leader in wireless communication systems and products, with its 2009 Best Partner award, a distinction Andrew has now won for the fourth consecutive year.

ZTE, a leading Chinese telecom equipment provider, granted Andrew the award based on the company’s superior performance in designing, supplying and delivering innovative products and solutions for wireless networks, especially base station antenna systems. Andrew representatives received the award at a recent event held by ZTE at its Shenzhen, China facility.
“Network connectivity is a critical element to get right for operators to ensure an exceptional customer experience,” said ZTE’s Fan Qingfeng, executive vice president, Logistics. “ZTE is committed to delivering superior network solutions to our customers to help them achieve this goal. Suppliers like Andrew who deliver excellent performance day-in and day-out are instrumental in this effort.”

ZTE is a pioneering telecommunication equipment provider in China as well as in international markets. The company works with hundreds of suppliers to provide state-of-the-art, innovative and robust telecommunication products to the market. Andrew is a leading supplier of RF site solutions to ZTE; Andrew’s HELIAX® cable, antenna and other network products are installed in all ZTE-built CDMA, W-CDMA and CDMA2000 networks. Andrew also provides advanced solutions such as TD-SCDMA antennas and power amplifiers to ZTE for numerous projects in China.

“Andrew is honored by this recognition from ZTE, as we have been the last few years,? said Andrew’s Brian Donohue, managing director, China OEM Sales. “We are proud to be recognized for excellent performance considering customer satisfaction is a top priority of ours.”

Andrew’s history of providing advanced wireless infrastructure solutions in China began in the early 1970s and has led to its establishment of solid, long term cooperative relationships with the major Chinese carriers and OEMs.

The company’s local manufacturing and research and development facilities provide extensive in-country capabilities for product design and production, a key factor in development of world-class solutions and on-time deliveries to Chinese customers.

Andrew has facilities in Suzhou, Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen.