Get the free version of Marbridge Daily delivered to your inbox

Click here to subscribe

China Telecom to Launch Wi-Fi Terminals

Sina Tech, 7/22/08

A source with knowledge of the situation says China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) is preparing to roll out Wi-Fi terminals, with ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) and other manufacturers providing sample products.

China Telecom's domestic Wi-Fi network project was first activated during H1 of this year, allowing users to freely roam between several candidate cities, with international Wi-Fi roaming and unified verification systems completed in March.

In the first phase of the project, China Telecom invested RMB 200 mln into Wi-Fi. H3C claims to have received 40% of this in exchange for providing 40,000 access points. The network uses 802.11g throughout, with a theoretical bandwidth of 54Mbps and an empirical bandwidth of 20Mbps.

Keywords: 000063.SZ 0728.HK 0763.HK bandwidth CHA China Telecom H3C roaming telecom Wi-Fi wireless ZTE wireless networking


Please note, all fields are required.
None of your personal information will be shared with third parties.



The information contained in this newsletter is based upon sources that Marbridge Consulting believes to be reliable, and we have made every effort to translate the original articles or article excerpts as faithfully as possible. However, Marbridge Consulting makes no warranty of and assumes no legal responsibility for the accuracy of either the original source material or the English language translations.

Marbridge Daily Premium

Interested in gaining full access to all newsletter articles and the Marbridge Daily archive? To learn more about premium subscription options, including pricing, please:

Click here

Marbridge Consulting RSS Feed

Marbridge Reports