Jabil and Baicells Sign Manufacturing Agreement for Mini-Cell Base Stations


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Jabil Inc. and Baicells have signed an agreement for Jabil to manufacture Baicells' 10W mini-cell base station. This is a starting point for possible future strategic cooperation worldwide.

Under the agreement, Jabil will support Baicells' global business expansion and provide advanced manufacturing services to sites in the U.S., China, Southeast Asia, Brazil and Europe. At the same time, Baicells will leverage Jabil's expertise in design for manufacturing (DFM), test development and hardware design to improve the reliability and quality of its wireless design products.

"This agreement is a win-win model for both companies as well as our worldwide customers," said Emanuele Cavallaro, senior vice president, Global Business Units for Jabil. "Baicells' R&D capabilities will inform Jabil with insights into emerging customer demands, while our global supply chain and manufacturing capabilities will accelerate Baicells' global business expansion."

"Strong design capabilities will help manufacturers better understand how to help telecom vendors remain competitive as wireless network architectures and hardware continue to evolve from 4G to 5G," said Sun Lixin, Baicells' CEO. "Baicells' vision for realizing the technology is widely acknowledged by many top vendors and we are seeing future opportunities increase. By developing partnerships like the one with Jabil, we are building a friendly ecosystem that will position us well to win the 5G battle."

Founded in 1966 and operating from over 100 facilities in 29 countries, Jabil delivers innovative, integrated and tailored solutions to customers across a broad range of industries, covering computer accessory, data transmission, automation and other electronic assemblies and systems, providing quality services encompassing digital design, development, manufacturing and digital supply chain services, including shipping.

Baicells is a global telecom company with fast-growing operations and demand in the U.S. and elsewhere. It offers unique technology solutions built on a strong foundation of R&D to innovate competitive wireless solutions for carriers and large enterprises ranging from core network to customer-premises equipment.

About Jabil

Jabil provides comprehensive electronics design and manufacturing product management services to global electronics and technology companies. Offering complete product supply chain management from facilities in 29 countries, Jabil provides comprehensive, individualized-focused solutions to customers in a broad range of industries. Jabil common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol, “JBL”.

About Baicells

Baicells is a fast-growing high-tech company which provides innovative and affordable LTE solutions. Baicells’ micro cell solutions have been adopted by China Mobile, and Baicells’s fixed-LTE solutions are widely deployed in USA since its establishment in March 2014, Baicells has been growing its market share in OEM and ODM market of LTE solutions.

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