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Organizations Agree to Promote Interoperability of 3G Technologies

COSTA MESA, California, July 6, 2005 – The CDMA Development Group (CDG) ( announced today that the CDG and the TD-SCDMA Forum have signed a cooperation agreement to develop joint market opportunities for CDMA2000 ® and TD-SCDMA technologies. The two organizations will work together on technical, regulatory and marketing activities.

“The CDG is dedicated to promoting 3G CDMA across the globe,” said Perry LaForge, executive director of the CDG. “The cooperation agreement with the TD-SCDMA Forum underscores our commitment to ensuring 3G CDMA’s success with seamless connectivity across all CDMA platforms.”

“We are looking forward to working with the CDG to deliver advanced wireless communication services that meet the needs of our consumers,” said Dr. Wang Jing, Secretary-General, TD-SCDMA Forum. “Through our relationship with the CDG, we will be able to combine knowledge and resources to ensure that the momentum in delivering TD-SCDMA services to market continues.”

Key joint initiatives for the CDG and TD-SCDMA Forum include developing interoperability and roaming capability between CDMA2000 and TD-SCDMA systems, developing a joint strategy for standards coordination, collaborating on the future evolution of wireless technologies, and promoting regulatory policies that enable rapid development of advanced wireless services.

About TD-SCDMA Forum
Established in December 2000, the TD-SCDMA Forum is an open, international body for promoting the global uptake of TD-SCDMA technology. The TD-SCDMA Forum aims to provide a platform for worldwide operators, manufacturers, research institutes, educational organizations, standardization organizations and other companies or groups to communicate and cooperate for the development of TD-SCDMA technology and relevant products. For more information about the TD-SCDMA Forum, visit the website at

About CDG
The CDMA Development Group is a trade association formed to foster the worldwide development, implementation and use of CDMA technologies. The more than 100 member companies of the CDG include many of the world’s largest wireless carriers and equipment manufacturers. The primary activities of the CDG include development of CDMA features and services, public relations, education and seminars, regulatory affairs and international support. Currently, there are more than 500 individuals working within various CDG subcommittees on CDMA-related matters. For more information about the CDG, contact the CDG News Bureau at +1-714-540-1030, ext. 17, or, or visit the CDG Web site at

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