Ericsson (ERICY) announced that it will establish a new R&D center in Nanjing to focus on the development of TD-SCDMA product offerings.
The R&D center will be able to fully leverage Ericsson's leading technologies and solutions in 3G, as well as strong local R&D capabilities. It will allow Ericsson to further enhance and complete its TD-SCDMA offerings.
The TD-SCDMA R&D Center is expected to have 50 research staff at first.
Ericsson announced on the same day the signing of a strategic alliance agreement with Zhongxing Telecom Equipment Corporation (ZTE) to collaborate in the TD-SCDMA area.