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ZTE has revealed plans to sell out of its controlling stake in its service provider joint venture in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo-Chine Telecom.
 
The Chinese telecom vendor said it will sell the 51% stake in the GSM operator to France Telecom's Orange in a transaction worth around $10 million.
 
Announcing the sale, ZTE CEO Shi

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OvumFrom 2000–5, Japanese service provider capex was regularly about 10% of the global total, and NEC had a commanding share of most market segments domestically.

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ZTE has completed the third interoperability test (IOT) event for Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) Provisioning of Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON), or DPoE technology.
 
Cable Television Laboratories (CableLabs) supervised the IOT, which demonstrated the technical feasibility of usin

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India's largest mobile operator, Bharti Airtel, is believed to be planning to use four different vendors for its TD-LTE rollout.
 
The operator is likely to award ZTE, Huawei, Ericsson and NSN contracts for TD-LTE rollouts, ET

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Huawei’s efforts to grow its US business have hit another snag, as the company was barred by the US government from bidding in a nationwide emergency network program.
 
The latest incident has led to protests from the China-based network equipment giant, which has constantly been hampered in its efforts at expansion in the US due to security concerns stemm

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ZTE has launched the industry’s first 4-path TD-LTE Remote Radio Unit (RRU) that operates at a bandwidth of 40MHz and transmits with a power of 80W.
 
The new RRU supports 2x20MHz TD-LTE carriers and 80W (20W x 4 paths) of transmission power, and increases edge frequency efficiency by more than 30%.
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Indian incumbent Bharti Airtel will source its TD-LTE equipment from ZTE for an initial rollout in one circle.
 
The operator is understood to be planning to deploy 4G in the Kolkata area, and expand into other regions where it holds BWA spectrum if the model proves successful,

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Shares in mobile messaging company Synchronica took a hit on Friday following news that its married co-founders, CEO Carsten Brinkschulte and CTO Nicole Meissner, have stepped down d

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ZTE has announced the availability of the Sprint International Mobile Hotspot by ZTE.
 
The device is the first international hotspot available from Sprint. The Sprint International Mobile Hotspot by ZTE allows users to access the Internet through as many as five Wi-Fi enabled devices, including laptops and music players.

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Patent licensing firm Mosaid has arranged to acquire more than 2,000 patents, many originated by Nokia, via the acquisition of Core Wireless.

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