China Unicom Americas, a subsidiary of China Unicom Group, has established connections with CENX, operator of the world's first carrier ethernet exchange. The connections with CENX's exchange in Los Angeles brings new business links between China Unicom's customers in more than 100 countries and is a driver for the buying and selling of services to […]
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22 September 2010
Telecommunications and wireless services provider UTStarcom has won the bid for Jinan Radio & TV Network Center's equipment purchase project to become the center's exclusive broadband solution provider and thus step up its network upgrading efforts. The project will use EPON technology to deploy wireless network services in residential apartments and office buildings. After deployment […]
31 March 2010
A new initiative in Hong Kong will allow mobile phone users to make better choices of mobile broadband services following the publication of performance pledges by mobile network operators.
This is a joint initiative of Hong Kong's Office of the Telecommunications Authority and the industry aiming at increasing the transparency of the service level of and […]
07 October 2009
Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies has decided to set up a basic research center in Cergy-Pontoise, a district in the northern French province of Val-d'Oise.
The center opened at the end of September 2009.
Focusing on the basic research in fields such as advanced algorithm of mobile phone networks, standard formulation for mobile phone networks, and […]
08 July 2009
China Telecom Shanghai branch has launched a plan to improve its Internet bandwidth to 100 megabytes for its three million broadband users.
According to the plan, this will increase the Internet speed of its family users by tens of times by 2012. About 750,000 newly-built communities and business buildings will realize the bandwidth of "100 megabytes […]
01 July 2009
Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies has signed a cooperative agreement with the Finnish telecom giant TeliaSonera to deploy Europe's first SingleRan commercial network based on the software defined radio technology in the northern area of the country.
Huawei's SingleRan solution will allow TeliaSonera to simultaneously provide its GSM and UMTS services to subscribers in Finland. […]
15 June 2009
Hong Kong's Office of the Telecommunications Authority announced that three mobile network operators have successfully bid for a total of 9.6 MHz of radio spectrum in the 1800 MHz frequency band at a total of upfront spectrum utilization fee of HKD46.1 million.
Three incumbent mobile network operators took part in the spectrum auction. Conducted on an […]
10 June 2009
Chinese telecommunications operator China Mobile has announced plans to invest CNY20 million in Guangxi in the next three years to realize TD-SCDMA network coverage in all prefecture-level cities in the region.
China Mobile revealed that its investment in 2009 will be over CNY5 billion.
Under the cooperative framework agreement signed by China Mobile and the government of […]
05 June 2009
According to reports in Taiwanese local media, Liu Liqing, director for the China Association of Communications Enterprises, has revealed that the Chinese mainland will sign a cooperative memorandum with Taiwan to build a TD-SCDMA trial network in Taiwan.
The reports state that the mainland and Taiwan will also jointly set up a submarine cable. The negotiations […]
28 April 2009
Alcatel-Lucent is aiming for more Chinese 3G wireless growth with the signing of two framework agreements valued at a total of USD1.7 billion with China Mobile and China Telecom.
The deals will have Alcatel-Lucent provide network upgrades, integration and maintenance services in 2009. The agreements were secured through Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, Alcatel-Lucent's Chinese flagship company, and […]
27 April 2009
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced at a press conference last week that in the first quarter of 2008, the three major Chinese telecommunications operators, China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom, invested a total amount of CNY120 billion in 3G development, achieving obvious effect on the promotion of relevant industries.
Zhu Jun, director […]
27 April 2009
Hong Kong's Office of the Telecommunications Authority has issued a statement that the regulatory guidance on fixed-mobile interconnection charge in favor of the mobile party's network pay model will be withdrawn as planned today when the two-year transition period ends.
The interconnection charge for fixed-mobile interconnection will thereafter be settled among fixed and mobile operators by […]
14 April 2009
China Telecom, the Chinese telecommunications operator that operates the CDMA network in China, has announced that its 3G signal has now covered all the suburban areas and counties outside the fifth ring road area of Beijing, realizing a full coverage of the city.
By the end of March 2009 when China Telecom Beijing was ready to […]
07 April 2009
ZTE USA Inc., a subsidiary of China's ZTE Corporation, has unveiled its LTE strategy for the North American market with a Software Defined Radio platform-based UMTS solution already developed and devices expected in the next 12-18 months.
Dr. George Sun, CEO of ZTE USA, stated: "We anticipate widespread commercial adoption of LTE in the North American […]
17 February 2009
China Techfaith has announced the launch of nine new mobile phones designed specifically for China's 3G network.
The nine new models are from three different product lines and are part of a partnership with aigo, a Chinese digital products manufacturer.
Wilson Cai, deputy CEO of TechFaith, stated, "The launch of nine 3G mobile phones under the aigo […]
04 February 2009
China Mobile Beijing branch says the total number of multimedia mobile messages sent via China Mobile's networks during the one week Spring Festival holiday in January 2009 nearly doubled that of 2008.
According to the statistics provided by the China Mobile Beijing branch, from January 25 to January 31, 2009, the daily average number of short […]
23 January 2009
Communication on China's new 3G network can now make it to the roof of the world, as China Mobile Tibet branch has announced that its first TD-SCDMA trial base station in Tibet has been opened in Lhasa and the first TD-SCDMA mobile phone call in the history of Tibet was … Read More>>
22 January 2009
All of the three major Chinese telecommunications operators have published their operating statistics for December 2008, of which, China Mobile was still the largest winner with a stable growth in user number, while rivals China Unicom and China Telecom saw serious declines in their respective fixed network businesses.
22 January 2009
As one of the providers that had gained the largest share in China Telecom's first CDMA tender, the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE has announced that it has delivered the CDMA base stations in 100 Chinese cities of 24 provinces to China Telecom, including those in Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Quanzhou, … Read More>>
20 January 2009
Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies has announced that the company has won a contract from TeliaSonera, one of the largest telecommunications operators in the Nordic and Baltic regions, to deploy the world's first LTE commercial network in Oslo, the capital of Norway.