Finnish handset vendor Nokia launched its assault on China’s 3G market this week, introducing its first device built for China’s homegrown TD-SCDMA technology.
China Mobile chairman Wang Jianzhou has said that Steve Jobs is “very interested” in developing an iPhone based on China mobile’s TD-LTE standard.
Handset behemoth Nokia extended its relationship with chip shop ST-Ericsson on Friday, announcing a long term partnership over China’s homebrew TD-SCDMA platform.
China Mobile, the world’s biggest wireless carrier in terms of subscribers, said Monday that it passed the half billion customers milestone at the end of August.
The Symbian Foundation on Wednesday moved to boost the platform’s market share by exploiting the potential of one of the world’s fastest growing mobile markets. Under a deal with China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, the Foundation will collaborate on a series of mobile initiatives in China, including a focus on the locally developed 3G standard, TD-SCDMA.
Taiwanese handset vendor HTC has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator by subscriber numbers, that will see the two firms collaborate on the development of smartphones for China’s home-grown TD-SCDMA cellular standard.
The Informer received an email this week from a man called Russell Grant who, for those of you not from these shores, is a has-been British TV psychic. A chubby, beaming, clammy kind of chap in ruffled paisley shirts, Grant was once a stalwart of the kind of daytime television that requires its viewers to be devout consumers of prescription drugs designed to desensitise the patient to the pain of modern life.
Mega vendor Alcatel-Lucent said this week that it has scored infrastructure agreements worth $1.7bn from Chinese carriers China Mobile and China Telecom.
With equipment spending by Chinese mobile operators estimated to hit $41bn over the next two years, vendors are falling over themselves to accommodate the country’s nascent technology initiatives.
Finnish handset vendor Nokia said it plans to launch a handset based on China’s homegrown TD-SCDMA 3G standard before the end of 2009. The world’s biggest handset vendor said this week it has already started the development of a TD-SCDMA device based on the Symbian S60 OS. Despite its leading position in the handset market, [...]
UK-based chip shop, picoChip, has unveiled it’s a femtocell reference design supporting China’s homegrown TD-SCDMA standard. The PC8808 TD-SCDMA femtocell reference design supports HSDPA and can integrate both Node B and protocol stack, integrating back into the core network using a number of different architectures including SIP, UMA or Iu, the company said. Yang Hua, [...]