Sequans awarded contracts to provide TD-LTE end user devices to China Telecom Sequans Communications (SQNS) announced that two of its device manufacturing partners in China, Datang Mobile and DareGlobal, have been awarded contracts to provide Sequans-powered TD-LTE end user devices to China Telecom (CHA) for the operatorís commercial launch of TD-LTE service beginning in Q2. Both devices are single-mode TD-LTE CPE units that will provide China Telecom customers with internet access at 4G speed. Datang Mobile is one of Chinaís leading TDD system and equipment suppliers, and DareGlobal is a leading provider of broadband mobile terminals
China Telecom reports 1.26M October net subscriber additions Reports 181.57M mobile subscribers at end October, including 114.61M 3G subscribers. The company said its cumulative net decrease of 2.75M mobile subscribers for Jan. to Oct. was mainly due to the increasing market competition driven by the launch of LTE services and strengthened marketing promotion by its peer.