Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Ericsson and ZTE to Collaborate on TD-SCDMA

Ericsson and Zhongxing Telecom Equipment Corporation (ZTE) announced an alliance to collaborate in the TD-SCDMA area. In accordance with the agreement, Ericsson is to integrate ZTE's TD-SCDMA Node B into its radio access network, including hardware and software, on an OEM basis. The two parties will also team up to participate in the TD-SCDMA trials in China.

Ericsson also announced plans to establish a new R&D center in Nanjing, China, to focus on the development of TD-SCDMA product offerings. The facility is expected to have 50 research staff at first.

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