Datang Mobile and Alcatel Shanghai Bell, Alcatel-Lucent's flagship company in China, have made a successful bid to provide TD-SCDMA network solutions as part of China Mobile's TD-SCDMA trial network expansion program.
"We are very pleased that China Mobile has considered us for deployment of its TD-SCDMA network," said Tang Ruan, president of Datang Mobile. "Datang and Alcatel Shanghai Bell enjoy a long-term strategic partnership in the area of TD-SCDMA and have worked diligently to advance its development. In the process, our companies have acquired in-depth experience with TD-SCDMA technology and enjoy significant advantages because of this. We are confident that we will be able to deploy and support a next-generation network that meets China Mobile's expectations."
Datang and Alcatel Shanghai Bell plan to deploy TD-SCDMA network solutions for China Mobile in Shanghai and in the southern city of Guangzhou. Alcatel Shanghai Bell will provide the Node B equipment to be used in the network.
Third-generation TD-SCDMA technology enables operators to offer subscribers high-quality mobile voice and high-speed data services including Internet access, video streaming and remote access to corporate applications. Operators are also able achieve greater efficiency in managing their networks, a capability that enables them to more rapidly expand network capacity, meet growing demand, and introduce new applications as they become available.