Rumor: China Mobile to launch large-scale outdoor TD-LTE test this year

China Mobile will launch large-scale outdoor testing of TD-LTE before the end of this year, according to a rumor that's spreading online. A final list of testbed cities has not yet been confirmed but tests are expected to be conducted in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Xiamen. Huawei, ZTE, Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU), Shanghai Bell (ASB), Nokia Siemens Networks, and Datang Telecom will be among the equipment makers supplying equipment for the testing. The companies had also participated in previous small-scale outdoor tests of TD-LTE. Article

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