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Issue 54(02/2010)

Let us COMMUNICATE beyond technology and together understand the latest industry trends, analyze successful cases, find out about leading technologies and much more.
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Wan Biao, President of Huawei Wireless Product Line: By the end of 2009, over 50 operators in 30 countries had established LTE commercialization schedules, shining some welcome sunlight on the telecom ecosystem.

Experts' Forum

Thomas Wehmeier, a principal analyst from Informa Telecoms & Media, spoke to us about mobile broadband opportunities and shared Informa' s views on how operators can maximize gains from mobile broadband business.

How should mobile operators take on the daunting challenge from the massive surge in mobile data traffic on their networks? Philippe Lucas, Senior VP International Standards & Industry Relationships, France Telecom, gave us the answer.

Cover Story

On December 14, 2009, TeliaSonera announced that the world' s first commercial LTE network was officially up and running in Norway. This network represents a milestone in realizing the LTE dream.

Main Topic

Internet of Things systems will make intelligent sensing widely available through information sharing and collaboration. Then, we will begin to move into a ubiquitous network era.

"As a revolutionary concept, cloud computing is set to change the way people work and live," according to Dr. Fang Binxing, President of Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications.

Looking to the next decade, how can the telecoms industry adapt itself to the requirements of the new age in the changed environment? Through "Four Surpasses", the telecoms industry will continue to achieve high growth in the next decade.

How to Operate

The most important elements of a WiMAX business model are the market segmentation strategy and deployment strategies for both service and network.

An IP network needs to be measurable with visualized operations and maintenance (O&M) for sound management and critical improvements.

Mr. Hans Cronberg, CTO of PLAY, shares the fundamental success factor for start-up operators during the interview with COMMUNICATE–never try to copy what the existing players have done in the market, but try to find the new and effective solution.

Media Insight

By the end of 2009, Huawei had deployed the largest number of trial, pre-commercial, and commercial LTE networks in the world, all of which point to the fact that Huawei is six months ahead of other peers in LTE era.


Based on the EIRENE specifications, the GSM-R is a system customized for digital wireless railway communications. Powered by cutting-edge technologies, this system provides robust technical support for railway communications in the new era.

Developing WiMAX can improve network resource allocation, boost wireless broadband network popularization and give users a superior experience.

900MHz refarming solutions based on Huawei' s SingleRAN let operators use the GSM frequency to quickly deploy a low-cost UMTS network with wide coverage. Users get seamless 2G and 3G services with two networks integrated on the same platform.

Precision mobile network planning helps operators optimally allocate network resources, reduce power consumption, enhance network performance, and build efficient, eco-friendly mobile networks.