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China Unicom Starts Testing 3G Network in 55 Cities

China Unicom says that it has started trials of its WCDMA network - covering 55 cities. The network is expected to expand to 284 cities by September and a full commercial launch is due by the end of this year. more

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Alcatel-Lucent Wins Chinese Contracts Worth $1.7 Billion

Alcatel-Lucent has inked two framework agreements valued US$1.7 billion in total with China Mobile and China Telecom, to provide network upgrades, integration and maintenance services in 2009. more

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Top-five handset OEM signs first Coolteq deal

Nujira, a developer of mobile phone platforms says that it has signed a deal with an unnamed handset manufacturer to provide its Coolteq-l handset development platform.  more

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Motorola Wins Chinese 3G Contract

Motorola says that it has won a W-CDMA contract with China Unicom for an undisclosed amount. more

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China Defies Global Decline in Wireless Carrier Spending

China in 2009 is expected to defy the downturn in the global wireless infrastructure equipment business, as the nation’s 3G network rollout drives world-beating double-digit growth in carrier capital spending, more

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Caribbean & Latin America - CDMA Enters its "Sunset" Phase

The technology story in the Caribbean & Latin America (CALA) region is simple: most US based technologies are in full retreat, while the international GSM/W-CDMA standards are proliferating. more

Related Tags: 3g, sim, ict, rural, tim, cdma, iden, gsm, vivo, latin-america, tdma, caribbean


Smartphone sales buck the recession

A report by Infonetics Research is forecasting an 8% drop in the total number of mobile phones sold in 2009, to 1.1 billion worldwide (down from 1.2 billion in 2008), in line with predictions from Nokia, among others. more

Related Tags: android, nokia, iphone, smartphone, samsung, wimax, motorola, eu, ict, smartphones, tim, cdma, hspa, ericsson, lg, infonetics-research, symbian, open-source, wimax,, gsm, operating-system, nokia,, os, apps


New MVNO for New Zealand

New Zealand telco, Digital Island says that it has signed a MVNO deal with Telecom New Zealand to add mobile phone services to its portfolio. The firm will carry out a two month pilot with existing customers beginning in April, followed by a full commercial service from July. more

Related Tags: nokia, sim, samsung, mvno, tim, cdma, ovi, telecom-new-zealand, partner, target, New Zealand


LTE Cannot Come Soon Enough for Some Operators

For some operators, LTE cannot come soon enough, states the latest report from Analysys Mason, which details how wireless data traffic will grow tenfold in developed markets in the period to 2015. more

Related Tags: mobile-data, lte, cdma, hspa, ran, gsm, play, life


China Unicom Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy 3G Networks in 14 Provinces

Alcatel-Lucent says that it has been selected by China Unicom to deploy 3G W-CDMA networks in 14 Chinese provinces. Initial network deployments in the cities of Tianjin, Baoding, Wenzhou, Taizhou, Guiyang and Guilin are expected to be completed in May, 2009. more

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