Huawei today announced deployment of a packet-based mobile backhaul network supporting TD-SCDMA technology for China Mobile in Zhejiang, which it claims is the world’s first to comply with the IEEE 1588v2 standard allowing the operator to eventually upgrade the network to LTE technology.
China Mobile is inviting equipment makers to supply datacard products based on the TD-LTE technology for a commercial trial at the Shanghai World Expo next year, reports Telecompaper, citing the South China Morning Post
China Mobile launched its application store – Mobile Market – today, according to Dow Jones Newswires. The launch is ahead of schedule and sees the world’s largest operator (by subscribers) venture into an open-access business model that allows users to download music, games, videos and other entertainment applications direct to mobile phones.
Chairman Wang Jianzhou – head of China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator by subscribers – is visiting Taiwan this week to forge partnerships with a number of local firms, including a large 3G handset deal with HTC and an e-book deal with Foxconn.
Chairman Wang Jianzhou – head of China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator by subscribers – has continued to forge closer ties with Taiwan’s technology sector this week, announcing that China Mobile is to begin working with Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to develop next-generation mobile technologies.