DoCoMo May Seek China Partner After State Issues 3G Licenses – Bloomberg

From Bloomberg News: NTT DoCoMo Inc., the world’s second- largest wireless company, may seek partners in China after the Chinese government issues licenses for high-speed networks to expand in the world’s biggest mobile phone market. The government is considering three different standards for its 3G network, which would allow services such as video conferencing and […]

BlackBerry E-Mail Service to Be Offered in China – Ian Austen

From the New York Times (link) Research in Motion said on Thursday that after much delay it would introduce its BlackBerry wireless e-mail service in China. But the announcement of its joint venture with China Mobile, which came with few details, quickly prompted questions about how the Canadian company’s product would fit into the Chinese […]

Cisco Systems expands China operations – xinhua

From Xinhuanet (link) The world’s largest network equipment provider, Cisco Systems, announced here Wednesday the launch of an IT services company in China. “That is another long-term investment made by Cisco since its entry into China in 1994,” said Joe Pinto, senior vice-president of Cisco’s technical support department, at the launch in Beijing. The U.S. […]

China gives BlackBerry maker a raspberry – Bruce Meyerson

From the Associated Press via the San Jose Mercury News (link) The BlackBerry e-mail device is coming to China in the next few months. By then, thousands of Chinese may already be checking their e-mail on the new “Redberry.” The Redberry is not a new version of the BlackBerry that’s been designed by Research in […]

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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