Asia Express - Data Communications
Chinese ZTE, Taiwanese Vibo Telecom Sign 3G Deal
September 30, 2010
Chinese telecom equipment supplier ZTE announced on September 27, 2010 that the company has entered into a WCDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) wireless equipment supply agreement with Taiwanese 3G mobile communication services provider Vibo Telecom, according to a press release by ZTE. As per the agreement, ZTE is expected to provide more than 3,500 SDR (Software Defined Radio) technology-based 3G base stations for Vibo Telecom in order to upgrade Vibo Telecom's current 3G network within one year. It is reported that ZTE will also help Vibo Telecom launch 21.6 Mbps HSPA+ (Evolved High Speed Packet Access) mobile broadband services in Taiwan.