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China Mobile picks 9 vendors for 4G network rollout

Wednesday 2 October 2013 | 01:51 CET | News
China Mobile has awarded nine contracts for the rollout of a 4G mobile network, with most going to domestic telecommunications equipment makers. Meanwhile, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, and Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) have also secured contracts. Alcatel-Lucent said it had picked up about 11 percent of China Mobile's plan to build more than 207,000 TD-LTE base stations in China by the end of the year as part of its Phase I 4G network. The Financial Times reports that NSN and Ericsson won a similar share of the work as Alcatel-Lucent. China Mobile also selected six domestic vendors: Huawei,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / China Mobile / Datang Mobile / Huawei China / Nokia Solutions and Networks / ZTE Belgium
Countries: China
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