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Motorola to Provide Network and Customer Support During Asian Games

October 26, 2010


The Guangzhou branch of Guangdong Mobile Communications Corporation (GMCC) will be supported by Motorola during the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, Motorola (News - Alert) announced in a press release.

GMCC is a subsidiary of China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC) and the company will make use of Motorola’s Service Management Platform (SMP) during the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou.

Attracting an expected 10 million visitors from around the world and more than 14,000 athletes from 45 countries, the 16th Asian Games, being held Nov. 12 to Nov. 27, will be the largest-scale and highest-level sporting event in Asia Pacific in the past ten years. To maintain optimal network performance and end-user experience of services throughout the event, the Asian Games authorities have selected Motorola.

“Motorola’s SMP offers a cost-effective, one-stop solution for network optimization and end-user experience management,” said T.K. Ng, general manager of Motorola Networks Services in China and Asia Pacific, in a press release. “The platform not only helps mobile network operators reduce the cost of supporting networks, but also empowers them to make better operational decisions through access to enhanced usage and performance information. It is an honor for Motorola to be selected for this sporting event.”

Across networks, devices and services, Motorola’s SMP provides near real-time, subscriber-centric key quality index. The solution dramatically enhances problem-solving efficiency, Motorola claims. CMCC can rapidly uncover performance blind spots incurred due to coverage, capacity or device issues with Motorola’s SMP. The company will also help Guangzhou to manage explosive growth in network traffic, and certain “hot spots” during the event.

Recently, the Customs and Border Protection agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security awarded a $30 million contract to Motorola Solutions business to strengthen border security operations along the world's largest open access point using Motorola’s Astro 25 land mobile radio P25 communications system upgrades on the northern U.S. border. All the equipment and technology required for the deployment will be included within $30 million contract.

Raju Shanbhag is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Raju’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Jaclyn Allard