BEIJING, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited (CNTF) ("TechFaith" or the "Company") today announced it has received a standard notice from NASDAQ stating that, as a result of not having timely filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2018, TechFaith is not in compliance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5250(c)(1), which requires timely filing of periodic financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This notice has no immediate effect on the listing or trading of TechFaith's American depositary shares on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
Under NASDAQ's listing rules, the Company has 60 calendar days from the date of the notice to submit a plan to regain compliance. If the plan is accepted by NASDAQ, the Company can be granted up to 180 calendar days from the Form 20-F's due date, to regain compliance.
TechFaith expects to submit a plan to regain compliance or file its Form 20-F within the timeline prescribed by NASDAQ.
TechFaith (CNTF) is a developer, owner and operator of commercial real estate properties across China as well as a China-based mobile solutions provider for the global mobile handsets market. TechFaith continues to maintain a team of professional engineers focused on the development of ruggedized smart devices for both its consumer and enterprise segments, although it started investing in the construction of buildings and facilities in 2009 as part of its growth and business diversification strategy, gradually shifting away from its traditional focus on the mobile solutions and handset markets. The Company currently focuses on developing office space that can serve as anchor bases in areas with developing economies, as it meets the needs of both established businesses and innovative start-up companies in China. For more information, please visit www.techfaithwireless.com.
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