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China Mobile eyes cross-Strait cooperation for beefing up 4G market

(Xinhua)

14:01, November 19, 2011

GUANGZHOU, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- China Mobile, the largest wireless service provider on the Chinese mainland, is working with Taiwanese partners to step up the development of homegrown fourth generation (4G) mobile technology, a senior official with the company said Friday.

Development of China's homegrown 4G standard, known as TD-LTE, or Time Division-Long Term Evolution, has entered a crucial stage, Xi Guohua, party secretary and vice chairman of China Mobile, said at a cross-Strait mobile technology forum held in the southern city of Guangzhou.

"The key to commercializing TD-LTE lies in the terminal. Taiwan is a global leader in the research and manufacturing of terminal products and chips. With their help, we are confident about making TD-LTE a globally-accepted standard," Xi said.

Although the Chinese mainland has made new gains in TD-LTE, a lack of self-developed terminal chips is hindering a large-scale application of the technology, said Wu Hequan, vice president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

"However, we have not made our own handset terminal in a real sense," Wu said. "We are facing difficulties in producing terminal chips that can support TD-LTE technology."

Wu said that Taiwan has a complete value chain of producing terminal chips and products, and will be a major power to push TD-LTE abroad, Wu said.

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