According to PwC's study, ZTE ranks 77th among global innovators, being the exclusive Chinese telecommunications company included on the list.
The company strengthened its cost control and reduced its sales and management expenses on a year-on-year basis.
The white paper aims to address the internal and external challenges telecoms networks will be confronted with in the 5G era.
ZTE was the industry's first to complete several standalone tests at 3.5GHz, as well as all non-standalone tests at 3.5GHz and 4.9GHz.
The company will showcase its 5G end-to-end solutions, including RAN, 5G Common Core, Flexhaul and management orchestration at BBWF 2018.
The company walked away with six awards at the congress, including Best New Cloud-Native VNF Award for ZTE Common Core.
The companies successfully completed the test of the first 5G application for Precision Agriculture on an experimental farm in The Netherlands.
The non-blocking electrical cross OTN cluster product relieves the pressure of power supply and power consumption in the backbone equipment room.
The companies have completed the industry's first CloudOS and commercial SDN system decoupling test in NFV architecture.
The Chinese company recommences business in SA after suspending operations across the globe following biting US sanctions.
The company resumed operations immediately following the lifting of the ban by the US government.
The results show ZTE data products feature excellent interoperability and are capable of providing the effective SDN solution to address traffic optimisation, it says.