T-Mobile, Huawei tout Android world first
T-Mobile and Huawei have teamed up to offer what is being dubbed as the world’s first pay-as-you-go (prepay) Android smartphone.
Dow Jones Newswires reports that Huawei has said it isn’t in talks with Franco-US telecommunications equipment company Alcatel-Lucent to form an alliance.
LG unveils its first Android smartphone
LG – the world’s third-largest mobile manufacturer – has become the latest major handset vendor to unveil an Android-powered smartphone.
Huawei ships over 60M mobile broadband units
Cellular News notes that Huawei claims to have shipped over 60 million mobile broadband units worldwide, including data cards, dongles and embedded modules, across more than 133 countries.
Forum finishes specs tackling voice over LTE issues
Industry group the VoLGA (Voice over LTE via Generic Access) Forum today published its first complete set of approved specifications aimed at delivering mobile voice and SMS services over future LTE networks. The move is important as there is currently no single agreed way of providing voice and SMS capability on next-generation LTE networks.
New Huawei kit claims to double HSPA speeds
Chinese equipment vendor Huawei is to commercially launch a new HSPA+ solution next year offering theoretical download speeds of up to 56Mb/s.
Huawei hires former BT exec as CTO
Chinese vendor Huawei today announced a high-profile recruitment hire, unveiling top former BT Group executive Matt Bross as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Telefonica to trial LTE in six countries
Telefonica yesterday announced plans to trial LTE technology in six countries across Europe and Latin America, as the operator giant mulls its commercial next-generation network plans. The chosen countries are Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Spain, the Czech Republic and the UK, whilst the six vendors picked for the trials are Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei, NEC, Nokia Siemens Networks and ZTE.