Ericsson joins China Mobile’s TD-LTE trial programme

8 Apr 2011

Sweden-based technology provider Ericsson has been chosen to deploy a 4G TD-LTE trial mobile network in Shenzhen, a city of more than ten million inhabitants, the vendor announced in a press release. Following interoperability tests on Ericsson’s TD-LTE equipment with chipset manufacturers such as Qualcomm, the trial network deployment was approved by the Ministry of Industry & Information Technology (MIIT). Ericsson will provide its RBS 6000 multi-standard base station and its EPC network, operations support systems software and professional services. The deployment is scheduled to be ready for Shenzen’s hosting of the World University Games in August this year.

China, China Mobile, Ericsson