News Roundup: RCom Launches Android Tablet

Aircel, Huawei conduct LTE field trial

Mobile operator Aircel and Chinese telecom solutions provider Huawei on Tuesday jointly conducted the world’s first GSM/UMTS/LTE-TDD field trial on former’s existing GSM/UMTS network in India using devices that are based on Qualcomm Incorporated’s multimode chipset. The success of this trial is a key milestone for the development of LTE-TDD ecosystem.[source]

RCom launches Android 3G tablet for Rs 12,999

Reliance Communications (RCom) today entered into tablet computer segment with launch of Android operating system-based Reliance 3G Tab for Rs 12,999. The Reliance 3G tablet has a 7-inch touch screen with Android 2.3 OS. The device has 512 MB RAM and a micro SD external storage which can support up to 32 GB data storage card [source].

Chennai facility set to become Nokia’s biggest in Asia

As of now, the Chinese facility is bigger in size but going by the expansion here, Chennai could possibly be the biggest in a year or so, said Mr Herbert Merz, Global Head of operations and Executive Board Member, Nokia Siemens Networks, a €12.7-billion telecom infrastructure manufacturer [source]


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