TOM Online (TOMO) and TCL Mobile today announced a strategic alliance in the run-up to 3G, forging closer relationships to distribute advanced multimedia products on wireless and online platforms and in TCL shops across China.
Already the largest wireless Internet service partner of TCL, TOM Online will further strengthen the provision of its 2.75G wireless products in preparation for the arrival of 3G in China, and focus on the Company's edge in music, entertainment and sports content. TOM Online also will help install computer links at all TCL handsets points of sales in China to promote the Company's range of wireless services.
TCL Mobile, a unit of TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd, is the producer of one of the country's top-selling handset brands. It also has formed a joint venture with Alcatel to help expand and consolidate its presence in handset markets overseas.