TD Mobile Phone Standard Refuses to Die

China’s TD-SCDMA standard for 3G mobile devices is receiving increased support from the central government. From Ming Shuliang in Caijing Magazine: Supporters of China’s homegrown, third generation (3G) mobile devices...

China Poised to Make the 3G Connection – Mure Dickie

From Financial Times: When many of the biggest names in global telephony gathered in Hong Kong last month for the annual meeting of the UN’s International Telecommunication Union, Chinese regulators had the perfect stage from which to lay out their vision for third generation wireless services. But the ministers attending the first ITU Telecom World […]

ZTE Says Chinese 3G Technology Ready – Justine Lau and Mure Dickie

From Financial Times: China’s home-grown “third generation” mobile telephone technology is finally ready for large-scale commercial use, according to ZTE, the country’s second largest telecoms equipment manufacturer. Yin Yimin, ZTE president, told the Financial Times that equipment based on the Beijing-backed standard for 3G telecoms services could now operate comparably with that of the rival […]

Official: China got to develop 3G – Zhao Xiaohui

From Xinhua News Agency (in Chinese), translated by CDT (link): China’s official stance on the third generation telecommunications has become clearer, although when to release licenses and what operational framework to adopt remain uncertain. “It’s a definite trend for China to develop 3G,” said Zhang Xinsheng, an official with the Ministry of Information Industry, during […]



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