Ericsson Signs Mobile Platforms Contract with TCL

July 08, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Ericsson (Stockholm, Sweden) has won a contract for supplying 2.5G (GPRS) mobile handset platforms to TCL Mobile Communication Ltd. (China), the biggest domestic mobile handset supplier in China. TCL will utilize Ericsson's mobile platforms in its handset product development and production.

"China has the world's largest user base of mobile phones and with its strong market position, TCL Mobile is absolutely our right partner. Based on Ericsson's mobile platforms offering, we are assured that TCL Mobile will meet its high demands on handset development, products and rapid time to market for its customers," says Tord Wingren, president of Ericsson Mobile Platforms.