China Ready To Make Money With Homebred 3G Standard TD-SCDMA

Ek Heng of Telecommunications Online writes that it is expected that China Mobile will receive a license for TD-SCDMA, a 3G standard developed by China, in order to be less dependent on foreign patent holders, avoid paying patent fees and trying to license it outside of China. The license for W-CDMA will probably go to […]

China’s Wish To Circumvent 3G Royalties Has Its Price

December 29, 2005 IP Dragon referred to China’s efforts to come up with their own version of 3G telephony to avoid paying royalties to foreign patent right holders, see here. According to the Economist of June 14th, China has committed itself to the International Olympic Comité (IOC) to have a “third generation” (3G) mobile-phone network […]