Unicom to launch 3G services in May

13 Jan 2009

China Knowledge reports that China Unicom will launch its W-CDMA network on 17 May, citing industry insiders. Unicom is expected to complete the bidding process for suppliers of W-CDMA equipment by the end of January, with network construction due to begin the following month. The Chinese telecoms operator has already launched trial 3G services in seven cities, and plans to invest RMB100 billion (USD14.64 billion) in 3G network construction over a two year period.

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