February 25, 2021 - The S&T Diplomatic Circle visited the ZTE Shanghai R&D Center. Founded in 1985, ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology. The company provides integrated end-to-end innovations to consumers, carriers, and enterprise network customers from over 160 countries. Some takeaways: 15% of ZTE revenues invested in R&D; 30,000 R&D engineers; total of 80,000 global patents; 2500 essential 5G patents; some of current 5G features might be used in future 6G. – Interesting fact: All 37,900 km highspeed railway network in China have 5G coverage. Many thanks to colleagues Prof. Roberto Pagani and Stella Wu from the Consulate General of Italy for their great work in coordinating this visit.
Countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Country, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United States of America (21)
Event date: February 25, 2021