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China GrenTech wins Olympic WLAN contract

Posted: 26 Jun 2007 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Olympic WLAN network? wireless Internet? Wi-Fi?

China GrenTech Corp. Ltd said it has come out tops in China Mobile Ltd's centralized bidding process to supply the state-owned enterprise's coverage equipment for the Olympic WLAN.

The high-speed wireless data transmission network will service Olympic venues and surrounding areas in six cities, including Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai, for the duration of next year's premier sports event, GrenTech said in a statement.

Under the two companies' supply framework agreement, GrenTech will provide Wi-Fi coverage products that support different types of protocols, including IEEE 802.11a, b and g. The RF technology developer will also help design and build the Olympic wireless network.

The 2008 Summer Olympics will be held in Beijing from August 8-24 next year.

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