BARCELONA, Spain Feb. 14, 2011
Sunil Mittal Masayoshi Son Craig Ehrlich
GTI will focus on creating value for stakeholders across the TD-LTE ecosystem to promote the fast development of the technology, promoting the convergence of LTE TDD and FDD modes to maximize the economies of scale, and sharing ecosystem with other TDD technology, e.g. eXtended Global Platform (XGP) to establish a growth focused business environment. The initiative aims to bring together leading industry partners to steer the TD-LTE ecosystem as a major standard in mobile broadband technology & drive the development of next generation mobile broadband networks.
Asia Pacific Europe
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary-General of ITU, said, "GTI is a pioneering effort by the leading global telcos. This joint effort will play a key role in helping to realize the potential of wireless broadband and power transformational projects in key areas like health, medicine, banking and education. GTI will help spur the development and adoption of a robust and scalable broadband ecosystem that will help usher in a new era for convergence and inclusion."
China India Europe North America
To accelerate the development of TD-LTE, GTI will organize a series of activities such as conferences and workshops, sharing development strategies and technology know-how, expediting the development of terminals and fostering of low-cost terminals, etc. GTI will build on recommendations from both the GSMA and Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) to speed up the development of a global LTE ecosystem.
SOURCE China Mobile Limited