Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, Bharti Airtel and Huawei today announcedIndia’s first multi-mode LTE TDD smartphone at Innovation Qualcomm India 2012. Powered by QTI’s Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, Huawei Ascend P1 LTE smartphone handles high speed data on the LTE network and voice calls on the underlying 3G network using Circuit Switched Voice Fall Back (CSFB voice) technology. Earlier this year, Bharti Airtel became the first telecom services provider inIndiato deploy LTE-TDD networks and launch 4G services in Kolkata and Bengaluru.
Huawei has announced the availability of its ultra-fast 4G smartphone, the HUAWEI Ascend P1 LTE at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2012 inVancouver,Canada. The HUAWEI Ascend P1 LTE will be available in theUKexclusively from EE, with availability in other markets to follow. At the event, Huawei also underscored its commitment to increase access to high-speed mobile experiences for more people around the world through strengthening their LTE product portfolio which includes many first-in-class LTE products such as the Huawei B593, the world’s first LTE TDD wireless broadband router and the Huawei E398, the world’s first triple-mode LTE modem.