ZTC Telecoms plc

New Mobile Handset Launched

ZTC Telecommunications plc
13 August 2007

                           ZTC TELECOMMUNICATIONS PLC
                            ('ZTC' or 'the Company')

                          NEW MOBILE HANDSET LAUNCHED

ZTC Telecommunications Plc (LSE AIM: ZTC.L), a fast growing China based domestic
designer, assembler and marketer of mobile phone handsets, today updates its
shareholders on the recent introduction of its latest model, the ZT 3158.

This new phone's key feature is its ultra-long standby battery life - of up to
68 days (1,632 hours) - and also incorporates some of the latest mobile phone
technologies available in the Chinese market. The launch of this stylish new
model brings ZTC's total number of handsets currently in the market to six.

Key handset features:

  • Ultra-long battery standby time of up to 68 days (1,632 hours) without

  • Smart Power Save - light sensors for different environments; automatically
    adjusts the brightness of the LCD screen to surrounding light to save power;

  • 2 GSM SIM cards - ease of switching between two cards effectively reduces
    roaming charges;

  • Large colour 2.4 inch LCD screen with Touch Display

  • Web camera for face-to-face online calls;

  • Improved Speakers and T Flash Card memory (512M upgradeable to 1 Gig) has
    improved sound quality and ability to store more music and video

Mr. Charles Huang, CEO of ZTC Telecommunications, commented, 'Since its
introduction in June we have received very good orders for the 3158, confirming
the Group's ability to successfully predict the needs of the Chinese consumer
through our market research, R&D staff and distributors. We expect sales of this
model to remain brisk and are confident that we can continue to differentiate to
ensure our presence in the local market.'


For further information please contact:


Mark Syropoulo, Finance Director                  +86-21-6867 0012

Frank Lewis, Chairman                             +4 20 7429 6666

Blue Oar Securities                               +44 20 7448 4400

Romil Patel or Shane Gallwey

Conduit PR                                        +44 20 7429 6609

Christian Taylor-Wilkinson, Jos Simson, or Anouska Widdess

About ZTC Telecommunications Plc:

ZTC Telecommunications plc is a public company listed on the Alternative
Investment Market of The London Stock Exchange (trading symbol: 'ZTC').
Incorporated in the UK since 2000 (Registered, England No 3928553). The company
acquired China based Shenzhen Zhong Tian Equipments Co Ltd a designer, assembler
and marketer of mobile phone handsets under 'ZTC' brand, on 21st March 2007 at
which time it was admitted to AIM. Zhong Tian's handsets are primarily aimed at
the estimated 800 million Chinese who reside in the lesser developed north,
central and western regions of PRC. This focus is achieved through Zhong Tian's
strategy of producing handsets that are 'Fashionable, Economical and Practical'

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