[Shenzhen, China, 12, August, 2011]: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced the successful launch of a LTE TDD trial network for China Mobile in Shenzhen. The network, powered exclusively by Huawei, will serve the main event stadiums and surrounding areas for the 26th Shenzhen Summer Universiade 2011.
"The launch of China Mobile's LTE TDD trial network for the Shenzhen Summer Universiade, marks Huawei's third successful collaboration with the company, following our partnership on the 2010 Shanghai World Expo and the 16th Guangzhou Asia Games," said Deng Taihua, president of WiMAX & TDS & LTE, Huawei. "We are proud of this successful launch as it helps move the industry forward by demonstrating the high quality performance of LTE TDD networks, as we believe that LTE TDD will play a crucial role in the future development of mobile broadband."
For this project, Huawei provided China Mobile with an end-to-end solution including LTE TDD/FDD dual-mode USB dongle E398, and was the first vendor to complete network testing and launch 110 sites. Test results showed technological advantages such as high data speed and low latency - as even on a raining day, downlink data speeds remained stable at 60Mb/s to 70Mb/s, and 24-route high-definition video transmission and display simultaneously and all images were steady and clear.
The trial network will cover all stadiums in the Universiade Center and Gymnasium of Shenzhen Bay Sports Center and will provide a series of mobile broadband services, such as high-definition (HD) video conferencing, HD video monitoring, instant shoot and send services. Through China Mobile's LTE TDD trial network, people are able to watch the torch relay, opening ceremony and the entire competition live.