China Mobile expands 4G trials to Zhejiang
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China Mobile’s 4G experience center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. People in Hangzhou and Wenzhou can apply for limited 4G services, such as MiFi, to go online on certain devices.
BEIJING, Feb. 6 (Xinhuanet) — China Mobile Ltd expanded commercial trials of its fourth-generation mobile network on Saturday to include Hangzhou and Wenzhou in Zhejiang province as it prepares for a full-scale 4G rollout across the country. China Mobile will not be providing voice services during its 4G-network trial. That’s because the TD-LTE network still needs further development, according to analysts. However, people in Hangzhou and Wenzhou can still apply for limited services, such as MiFi, to go online on certain devices. According to a report from the Global Mobile Suppliers Association, 13 operators throughout the world had launched TD-LTE-based commercial services by 2012, making the technology one of the world’s mainstream 4G telecommunication standards.
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