CDMA Has Promising Future in China
COSTA MESA, Calif., June 29, 1999 -- The CDMA Development
Group (CDG) today announced that China United Telecommunications
Corporation (UNICOM) has become a member of the Group. China
UNICOM joins the more than 100 member company association,
giving China's second-largest telecommunications carrier access
to the world's leading resource on all CDMA-related issues
to support the growth of CDMA in China.
"The CDG welcomes China UNICOM to the Group and looks forward
to helping with the expansion of CDMA in China's telecommunications
market," said Perry LaForge, executive director of the CDG.
"By joining the CDG, China UNICOM is demonstrating its commitment
to providing Chinese consumers with the highest-quality wireless
services available now and into the future. We look forward
to China UNICOM's active participation within the Group and
believe the company will provide the membership with valuable
insight into one of the world's fastest growing telecommunications
During the CDMA World Congress held
in Hong Kong, Mr. Wang Jianzhou, Executive Vice President
of China UNICOM said that his company was pleased to be a
member of the CDG and looks forward to working with the members
to further the technology's capabilities. At the World Congress,
Mr. Wang also introduced for the first time UNICOM's plans
for deploying CDMA in China.
"China's telecommunications marketplace has a bright and
promising future for CDMA. The CDG looks forward to contributing
to the accelerated development of China's telecommunications
industry," added LaForge.