Briefs: Nokia steps up 3G efforts in China

Nov 30, 2005

Nokia said Wednesday it will be strengthening its third-generation network in China.

The Finnish mobile giant said it recently completed a successful high-speed downlink packet access call in Beijing.

"The high speed HSDPA call is part of our ambitious HSDPA development timetable. It further demonstrates Nokia's strong capability in 3G, offering world class performance for our customers. The announcement ... reaffirms our position as the leading 3G mobile infrastructure and solution partner in China area as well as our commitment to the market," said Keith Sutton, vice president of the networks technology office of Nokia China.

The company currently has six research facilities in the country.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

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