Telegent and ZTE MOBILE TELECOM Team to Deliver Free-to-Air Mobile TV on ZTE Handsets Sold Worldwide

    Telegent's mobile TV solution enables consumers to receive all local
    broadcast channels no matter where they are

    SUNNYVALE, CA and SHENZHEN, China, July 29 /CNW/ - Telegent Systems, the
company that makes television mobile with its high-performance single-chip
mobile TV solutions, today announced that it has been selected by SHENZHEN ZTE
MOBILE TELECOM CO. LTD., a leading global provider of telecommunications
equipment and network solutions, to provide its free-to-air mobile TV solution
for selected ZTE mobile handsets sold worldwide. Under the agreement, Telegent
will be the exclusive supplier for the free-to-air mobile TV feature for a
period of two years.
    "Operators worldwide view free-to-air mobile TV as a way to differentiate
their service offerings and attract and retain subscribers," said GSM
department head of ZTE MOBILE TELECOM Corporation. "We selected Telegent to
power the mobile TV feature in ZTE's handsets because of Telegent's proven
performance in the global marketplace."

    Solution enables consumers worldwide to receive local TV broadcasts

    Telegent's mobile TV solution enables consumers to receive all local
broadcast channels no matter where they are, providing consumers with a
compelling, free and easy-to-use method of watching the same news, sports and
other programming that they receive on their TV sets at home. For operators,
free-to-air TV handsets provide access to the most popular content without
requiring any investment in new standards, infrastructure or programming.
Telegent's solutions are currently available in more than 80 handset models
worldwide sold in Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe and Africa.
    "The TV feature is experiencing rapid adoption in the handset market,
particularly in countries where television is the primary source of news and
information," said Weijie Yun, president and chief executive officer of
Telegent Systems. "Our alliance with ZTE MOBILE TELECOM brings together best-
of-breed mobile TV technology with a world-class telecommunications leader and
allows both of our organizations to capitalize on this phenomenon."

    About Telegent Systems

    Telegent Systems is a leading fabless CMOS semiconductor company
providing high performance, single-chip solutions enabling free-to-air and
subscription mobile TV in mobile handsets, portable devices and consumer
electronics. Telegent's solutions make television mobile, delivering both
analog and digital broadcast reception with unparalleled sensitivity and
picture quality in mobile environments, ultra-low power consumption and the
highest integration simplifying mobile device design and manufacture. For more
information, visit


    ZTE MOBILE TELECOM is a wholly owned subsidiary of ZTE Corp, a leading
global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. The
company has provided its products and services to 135 countries and regions,
serving major telecoms operators around the world. ZTE commits around 10% of
annual revenues to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide
range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. It is
the fastest growing telecommunications equipment company in the world, and is
China's largest listed telecommunications manufacturer with shares publicly
traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. For more
information, please visit

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For further information:

For further information: Asia, Cathy He of Telegent, +86 21-50277297,; or Mark Leeper, +852 2122 9000,, for
Telegent; or EMEA, Julie Walsh, +44 20 7434 5554,, for
Telegent; or Americas, Diana Jovin of Telegent, (650)906-6071,

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