ZTE Launches ZTE Blade in France

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ZTE has announced the launch of the ZTE Blade smartphone in France. The new smartphone runs on Android 2.1 and features a 3.5 inch capacitive touch-screen, which supports multi-touch and runs at a resolution of 480×800 pixels. ZTE-BLADE includes a 3.2 MP camera, alongside other vital functionalities of contemporary smartphones such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, email, internet, video player / …

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Former US official joins Amerilink

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A former top official in the US defense department has joined the board of Amerilink, a consultancy that has collaborated with Huawei of China in a bid for a major US telecommunications contract. Gordon England, who served as deputy secretary of defense and homeland security, was working under the Bush administration in 2008 when the Committee on Foreign Investment in …

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US lawmakers question China role in telecom deal

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US lawmakers have raised security concerns about bids by China-based Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE to supply telecommunications equipment to US carriers. Proposed deals between Sprint Nextel Corp, Cricket, and the two Chinese companies would pose a real threat to the national security if they allowed China access to communications that traveled over the equipment, the legislators warned the …

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ZTE to launch Android 3G tablet

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ZTE, the fast-growing Chinese telecom equipment maker has launched its first tablet PC, ZTE Light. The device has a seven-inch touchscreen and uses the GSM family of standards, including WCDMA and runs on Android, the open source software platform created by Google. According to the company, ZTE plans to sell the tablet through retail channels as well as in partnerships …

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Verizon releases global mobile hotspot

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Verizon has launched the first mobile hotspot to offer data service in more than 200 countries, and will also provide 3G speed to 120 of these countries. The Fivespot comes with a built-in SIM card, and can handle up to five Wi-Fi devices at a time. It links to GSM networks as well as Verizon’s own Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) network. …

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ZTE Wins 3G Supply Contract in Taiwan

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­ZTE China has came into the Taiwanese market after signing a deal to supply WCDMA wireless equipment to VIBO Telecom. As per the agreement, ZTE will bring in more than 3,500 3G base-stations to replace VIBO’s existing 3G network around Taiwan within one year. The base-stations to be provided for VIBO are based on ZTE’s SDR (Software Defined Radio) technology. …

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Cell C launches HSPA+ network with data speed up to 21.6 Mbps

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South Africa’s third cellular network operator Cell C has launched 4G brand in Port Elizabeth. The new HSPA+ network is scheduled for a phased roll out in 10 cities across the country. The company is launching 2 packages; the initial package will include 24GB of data with a limited speed of to 7.2Mbps, while a second package will include 60GB …

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After Huawei – Tatatel deal; ZTE grabs BSNL’s 3000 million deal

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ZTE Corp’s has bagged a US$3000 million contract with state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to provide WiMax systems for its broadband rollout. According to ZTE India chairman & managing director Dr DK Ghosh, the company would provide the range of WiMax systems to speed up BSNL’s WiMax broadband rollout over the next six months. The company has entered into …

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India Allows Two Firms to Import in Telecom Equipment from China

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The Indian government has allowed Reliance Communications Ltd. and Tata Teleservices Ltd. to import telecom equipment from two Chinese manufacturers. A source close to deal revealed, Reliance Communications and Tata Teleservices can now source equipment from China’s ZTE Corp. and Huawei Technologies respectively. The approval shows that government is now taking the matter at ease. Recently government restricted imports of …

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ZTE 1H net profit grows by 12%

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ZTE Corp., a Chinese telecommunications equipment maker, revealed that its first-half net profit grew by 12% compared to last year, which were below market expectations since revenue from handsets sales raised but deals from Chinese carriers slowed. According to Chinese accounting standards, Net profits of the company for the six months ended June 30 were US$129 million, a considerable increase …

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