Nineteen TD terminal manufacturers, including foreign brands Motorola (MOT) and Philips, have obtained a network access license from China's Ministry of Information Industry for a total of 29 types of TD terminals, including 24 mobile phones and five data cards.
The 24 TD mobile phones are Datang TG1000, Philips TM700, Holley8310, HuaweiS220, HuaweiS330, HuaweiS660, HaierT300, HisenseT68, HisenseT66, LongcheerTD290, LenovoTD800, LGKD876, MotorolaL800t, SamsungL288, SamsungI688, TCLU398, UTStarcomD60, PandaTD988, AmoiT5, XinyoutongN268, Yulong Coolpad6260, ZTEU85, ZTEU980 and ZTEU981.
The five TD data card are Chongyou D-HSDPA data card TCN230, Datang Data Card DTM5722, Huawei Data Card ET608, Xinyoutong TD-HSDPAData Card H301 and ZTE Data CardMU318.
Compared with April 1 when there were only six types of TD terminals when TD was first put into commercial trial use, the category of China's TD-SCDMA terminals has been much enriched with this expansion. Consumers will have more options after China Mobile completes the second round of TD bidding