Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group company, Reliance Communications and advanced
wireless technologies and data solutions developer, Qualcomm Inc, today announced
plans to expand the deployment of the latter''s CDMA2000 technology in India. At
the same time, Reliance has also announced its CDMA2000 network expansion, covering
more than 20,000 towns in India.
two companies will collaborate to leverage the capabilities of the CDMA2000 technology
India, the world''s fastest growing telecom market. They companies plan to address
the increasing needs of rural, urban and enterprise consumers through the introduction
of even more affordable and feature-rich handsets, wireless Internet data cards
and a host of data applications.
is a key driver of the fastest growing telecom market in the world, and we are
pleased to enhance our long standing collaboration with them," said Dr. Paul
E. Jacobs, chief executive officer of Qualcomm. "Qualcomm is committed to
support Reliance in its mission to grow the CDMA2000 market in India. Having jointly
achieved several milestones
in driving down the costs of voice telephony in India, our latest goal is to bring
consumers an exciting new range of data offerings in mobile broadband, including
multimedia and entertainment."
Communications ranks among the top 10 CDMA2000 operators worldwide.