Alcatel-Lucent has confirmed that a consortium involving its Chinese arm, Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, and local partner Datang Mobile has been selected by China Mobile for deployment of the mobile operator’s third-phase TD-SCDMA 3G mobile network rollout across 11 provinces.
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.