China Mobile has selected Alcatel-Lucent's innovative lightRadio 4G TD-LTE overlay for the nationwide rollout of the world's largest high-speed mobile broadband network.
Alcatel-Lucent has been awarded 11 percent of CMCC's strategic deployment of Phase I 4G network, the LTE equipment vendor said in an announcement on 30 September. This involves deployment of more than 207,000 TD-LTE base stations in China by the end of 2013.
China Mobile has been actively carrying out large-scale TD-LTE live network trials in China for more than three years and is now scaling the deployments. Alcatel-Lucent has been closely involved with China Mobile in developing TD-LTE from the inception of the technology.
Alcatel-Lucent's 4G TD-LTE technology provides high quality wireless data coverage, which is helping China Mobile significantly improve mobile broadband service to their customers in an extremely cost-efficient way.
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