New ZTE device runs on the nationwide Gabb Wireless Network

ZTE Corporation, a global provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile Internet, has announced the launch of the new Gabb Z1, designed in partnership with Gabb Wireless to provide a family friendly cellular experience for young mobile device users, the company said.

In addition to unlimited talk and text messaging capabilities, the new device features only a calendar, calculator, alarm, and FM radio–providing the basic benefits of a mobile phone without the proven risks of smartphone adoption for young users.

The Gabb Z1 is a Quad Core 1.1 Hz Android device with a 5-megapixel back camera and 2-megapixel front camera. The new device includes a calendar, calculator, alarm, and FM radio capabilities via apps built into the operating system. With entirely internal capabilities, the device eliminates exposure to outside influence.

Gabb phones operate on the nationwide Gabb Wireless Network, powered by Ready Wireless, the Mobile Virtual Network Enabler, offering 4G across the US Phones on the Gabb Wireless Network will not be equipped with an Internet browser or connection to an app store.

ZTE USA (, headquartered in Richardson, Texas, is a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, a global provider of mobile devices, telecommunication systems, and enterprise solutions. Operating since 1998, ZTE USA is dedicated to making cost-efficient, quality communication technology accessible to all.

Established in 2018 and headquartered in Salt Lake City, Gabb Wireless enables parents to provide children with mobile phones without worrying about untethered access to the Internet, pop-up pornography, social media pressure, online bullying, academic distraction and cell phone addiction. To learn more about Gabb, visit