Huawei Deploys World' s First TD-LTE Trial Network for 2010 Shanghai World Expo

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November 16, 2009 |  Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced the deployment of world' s first TD-LTE/SAE trial network for China Mobile. This new network with an actual download speed of up to 29Mb/s will be used for 2010 Shanghai World Expo.

Wang Jianzhou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Mobile, said: "This state-of-the-art network covers the whole site of 2010 Shanghai World Expo, which will fully demonstrate the capability of TD-LTE technology."

As the only vendor able to provide end-to-end TD-LTE/SAE solutions, Huawei deployed the TD-LTE radio access network and SAE core network for China Mobile, and delivered chipsets and terminals. These infrastructures and terminal devices enabling high definition (HD) video transmission, HD video monitoring, HD video-on-demand (VOD) and mobile Internet will support the live broadcasting and security for the coming events.

"TD-LTE/SAE technologies with the advantage of low latency and high spectrum efficiency are getting increasingly more recognition from operators and telecom organizations." said Li Changzhu, Vice President of China Marketing, Huawei , "As most of the significant technical innovations will be showcased during the Expo, this TD-LTE/SAE trial network is one of the most exciting innovations during the event. This network adopted Huawei' s integrated LTE solution of FDD and TDD technologies, as well as the SAE core network which is being used in world-leading operators' network modernization."

Huawei has been appointed to deploy the world' s first LTE network for TeliaSonera and Europe' s largest LTE network for Telenor. Over 20 LTE/SAE trials have been deployed by Huawei for global operators.

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