ZTE Corp., an information and communication technology solutions provider, reinforces its commitment to advancing digitalization and sustainable development.
Under the guiding principles of Partner2Connect (P2C), ZTE reaffirmed its substantial commitment to invest $400 million annually in information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure for Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs), and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) by 2025, as mentioned by Xu Ziyang, CEO of ZTE Corp. during his keynote speech at the 2023 SDG Digital.
ZTE Corp. underscored the importance of bridging the digital divide in the world’s most underserved regions.
At the gathering hosted by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), ZTE was recognized as one of the inaugural P2C Champions by ITU.
ITU acknowledges that the success of SDG Digital would not have been possible without the leadership, advice, advocacy, and commitment of the SDG Digital Advisory Group. ITU and UNDP extend their gratitude to all organizations, including ZTE, for their involvement in planning and preparation for SDG Digital and their dedication to advancing progress on the Global Goals through technology.
Throughout this journey, ZTE has reaffirmed its commitment to P2C, which epitomizes the power of partnerships in advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through global cooperation in information and communications technologies.
“In this collective journey, the advancement of P2C remains the cornerstone of our mission, not only for ITU but for all stakeholders,” Xu said. He stressed the importance of aligning P2C’s capabilities with the digital transformation strategies of each nation.
Xu acknowledged the rapid pace of technological innovation, including artificial intelligence (AI), and reiterated ZTE’s promise to ensure that no one is left behind in the computing era.
“As a driving force behind the digital economy, ZTE stands resolute in its commitment to building bridges that narrow gaps and crafting solutions that enhance lives. Together, let’s translate these commitments into achievements and illuminate lives by upholding global cooperation and forging new paths,” Xu said.
ZTE continues to connect the world through continuous innovation, striving for a better future. The company provides innovative technologies and integrated solutions across all series of wireless, wireline, devices, and professional telecommunications services. Serving over a quarter of the global population, ZTE is dedicated to creating a digital and intelligent ecosystem, enabling connectivity and trust everywhere.
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