China's ZTE signs CDMA deal with Alcatel - signals strong push into European market
From Hindustan Times: Alcatel signs CDMA deal with China's ZTE
"China's biggest listed telecoms firm, ZTE, and France's Alcatel have signed a deal to cooperate on CDMA mobile network technology, the companies said on Monday. Under the agreement, Alcatel will use ZTE's radio access technology in its CDMA systems. CDMA mobile network technology is widespread in the United States, Latin America and parts of Asia. The GSM standard is currently more popular, but CDMA is growing fast."
"China is among the world's fastest growing markets for mobile services, and Chinese manufacturers of telecoms equipment like ZTE and Huawei have increased competition with top players in the sector such as Ericsson, Nokia, Motorola and Siemens." Read more
From ChannelMinds: ZTE Sets Its Sights On Europe With Ten-Country Technology Roadshow
"ZTE Corporation, China’s largest listed telecommunications manufacturer and leading wireless solution provider, today announced plans to bring its cutting-edge technology to ten European countries within the next five months. The planned roadshow - the first of its kind for ZTE in Europe - will visit Turkey, Greece, Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, France, Spain and Portugal between March and July this year." Read more