"This commercial launch by Samsung is a significant step in the development of TD-SCDMA-based data services in China," said Alain Dutheil, President and CEO of ST-Ericsson. "Our strategic partnership with Samsung will allow consumers to enjoy a unique broadband experience through their mobile handsets, enabling them to take full advantage of China's mobile broadband future.
The TD-HSDPA/EDGE dual-mode, dual-band device is capable of supporting downlink speeds of up to 2.8Mbps, and supports seamless automatic handover between EDGE and TD-HSDPA networks. The T7210 solution supports TD-SCDMA dual-band 2010-2025MHz/1880-1920MHz frequencies, and has successfully completed handovers of voice and high speed data services in order to operate optimally in Chinese dual-band network environments.
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