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ZTE to start selling phones through retail chains in France

Wednesday 22 June 2011 | 09:02 CET | News
Chinese mobile network equipment maker ZTE is set to start selling own-brand phones in France without going through operators, according to ZTE France's director of terminals, Emmanuel Rousseau. Les Echos writes that five devices will be released initially, the Skate 4.3 smartphone, the 7-inch Light tablet with a 1 GHz chip, a clamshell phone, large-key phone and a Wi-Fi modem. The tablet, which could sell for less than EUR 250 without an operator subsidy, has already been bought by Vodafone Germany and Telefonica Movil. ZTE has not revealed who will be its French retail partners, but they

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Companies: ZTE
Countries: France
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