ZTE launches its first single-chip LTE smartphone – the Grand X LTE (T82) (China)

Editor Asia, China, Mobile, Mobile Smartphones and Devices

ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, announced the launch of the company’s first single-chip LTE smartphone, the Grand X LTE (T82). The Grand X LTE (T82) will be available in Asia Pacific and Europe in third quarter 2012. As per the company, the Grand X LTE (T82) phone uses the latest MSM8960 chip from …

EditorZTE launches its first single-chip LTE smartphone – the Grand X LTE (T82) (China)

Bharti Infratel to invite bids for solar energy solutions from international companies (India)

Editor Asia, India, Mobile, Mobile Innovations, Mobile services, Mobile Solutions, Mobile Technology

Tower company Bharti Infratel will soon invite bids for buying solar energy solutions worth $300 million from international suppliers for powering about 8,000 sites in its bid to cut diesel costs, executives aware of the development told ET. As per the report, Sweden’s Flexenclosure AB, China’s Huawei and ZTE are among the key providers of environment-friendly energy solutions and are likely …

EditorBharti Infratel to invite bids for solar energy solutions from international companies (India)

ZTE debuts IMS application to smartphone users (Europe, America)

Editor America, Europe, Mobile, Mobile App, Mobile VAS

ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, announces its latest IMS application for smartphone users in Europe and America at the IMS World Forum 2012 held in Madrid. The application enables quick and efficient access to mobile VoIP. Based on ZTE’s successful IMS deployments in Europe with a dramatic increase of 100,000 new users per …

EditorZTE debuts IMS application to smartphone users (Europe, America)

Umniah begins preperation for 3G launch (Jordan)

Editor 3G, Jordan, Middle East, Mobile, Mobile services, Mobile Technology

Umniah, the leading telecom operator in Jordan and a subsidiary of Bahrain’s Batelco Group, has announced that it was gearing up for the rollout of 3G services across the kingdom in the coming months, according to a report by TradeArabia. As per ther report, Umniah said preparations were underway for the completion of the newest 3G network in the Kingdom. …

EditorUmniah begins preperation for 3G launch (Jordan)

Airtel inks deal with ZTE to manage first 4G network (India)

Editor 4G/LTE, Asia, India, Mobile, Mobile Broadband, Mobile Internet, Mobile Network Outsourcing

In continuing with its plans of being the first Indian operator to launch 4G/LTE services, telecom operator Bharti Airtel has reportedly entered into a partnership with ZTE to manage its fourth generation (4G) technology based network in Kolkata. As per reports, the operator is targeting next month for the official launch. As per a statement by the company, Bharti Airtel …

EditorAirtel inks deal with ZTE to manage first 4G network (India)

RCom shortlists vendors to outsource network management (India)

Editor Mobile

Indian telecom operator, RCom (Reliance Communications), may be planning to outsource its network management for which it has identified certain vendors. According to reports, the operator is considering vendors such as Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei Technologies and ZTE, for the deal which may be worth US$ 3 billion, for a period of five years. Sources claim that the deal would consist …

EditorRCom shortlists vendors to outsource network management (India)

ZTE to provide LTE Networks in Sweden and Denmark

Editor Mobile

ZTE has stated that it has won a contract to deploy the world’s first LTE TDD/FDD dual-mode networks in Sweden and Denmark on behalf of 3G network operator, Hi3G. As part of the deal, ZTE will also deliver 3G infrastructure equipment to upgrade the operator’s 3G network. Hi3G Access is a 60:40 joint venture between Hong Kong’s Hutchison-Whampoa and Sweden’s …

EditorZTE to provide LTE Networks in Sweden and Denmark

ZTE sold 2 mn phones in 2010 (France)

Editor Mobile

ZTE reportedly sold 2 million handsets in France 2010, doubling its year-earlier volume, and is expected to sell 3 million units this year. The company currently has a slightly over 5% share of the French mobile phone market. It sells the Link and Blade smartphones and 3G dongles through mobile operator Bouygues Telecom, while the two bigger mobile networks, Orange …

EditorZTE sold 2 mn phones in 2010 (France)

GO Telecom implements Metro fiber network in cooperation with ZTE Corporation

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Etihad Atheeb Telecom Co.”GO” signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ZTE Corporation on Monday, March 21 to deploy fiber-optic network within the cities (Metro Fiber Ring). The first phase of this network implementation project will start in Riyadh city and will serve the government sectors and business (FTTB) and homes (FTTH). Eng. Zaid Al Shabanat, Chief Executive of GO Telecom stated “We are …

EditorGO Telecom implements Metro fiber network in cooperation with ZTE Corporation