SHENZHEN, China –Mar. 2, 2009 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a global supplier of high performance, energy efficient, silicon solutions, announced that it has won the “Best Global Partner” award for the fourth consecutive year from ZTE Corporation (ZTE), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions.

The award recognizes ON Semiconductor's energy efficient and cost-effective products and solutions, backed up by unparalleled logistics support and service, have exceeded ZTE’s benchmarks on customer requested dates in orders and quality. ON Semiconductor scored as a top eight supplier in cost, quality, delivery and service (CQDS) from among ZTE’s 1,200 global suppliers across different industries.

“ON Semiconductor has always been our proactive partner,” said Ye Weimin, CEO of ZTE Kangxun and senior vice president of ZTE Corporation. “As technology becomes an increasingly vital differentiating factor for ZTE, we will introduce technology as the foremost supplier performance measurement on top of CQDS. We need leading suppliers with both technical capability and supply chain expertise to help us meet the next frontier challenges for the global telecommunications industry. ON Semiconductor is clearly the type of global supplier we want to partner with.”

"We are privileged to be chosen for this award for four years in a row," said David Chow, ON Semiconductor vice president of Sales for Asia Pacific. "ON Semiconductor is well positioned with ZTE through our design, sales and supply chain resources along with our broad portfolio of solutions for networking, telecommunications, industrial, and cell phone applications. Our established presence in both the infrastructure and the end equipment drives us well to help ZTE proliferate its 3G business in China and abroad.”

About ZTE
ZTE is a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. The ZTE product range is the most complete in the world – covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless, service and terminals markets. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to customers in more than 135 countries, helping them to achieve continued revenue growth and to shape the future of the world's communications. ZTE commits around 10 percent of annual turnover to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. It is China's only listed telecoms manufacturer, with shares publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. ZTE was included in BusinessWeek's 2006 ranking of China's Top 20 Brands. ZTE was also awarded the "Most Promising Vender of the Year" by Frost & Sullivan in its 2007 Asia Pacific ICT Awards. The company was reported as the fastest growing telecom equipment and solutions provider among the major telecom vendors worldwide by international research firm IDC in 2007. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.

About ON Semiconductor
With its global logistics network and strong product portfolio, ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) is a preferred supplier of high performance, energy efficient, silicon solutions to customers in the power supply, automotive, communication, computer, consumer, medical, industrial, mobile phone, and military/aerospace markets. The company’s broad portfolio includes power, analog, DSP, mixed-signal, advance logic, clock management, non-volatile memory and standard component devices. Global corporate headquarters are located in Phoenix, Arizona. The company operates a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions. For more information, visit https://www.onsemi.com.

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About onsemi

onsemi (Nasdaq: ON) is driving disruptive innovations to help build a better future. With a focus on automotive and industrial end-markets, the company is accelerating change in megatrends such as vehicle electrification and safety, sustainable energy grids, industrial automation, and 5G and cloud infrastructure. With a highly differentiated and innovative product portfolio, onsemi creates intelligent power and sensing technologies that solve the world’s most complex challenges and leads the way in creating a safer, cleaner, and smarter world.

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