Agilent, Datang Work TD-SCDMA

Agilent Technologies, Datang Holdings to collaborate in increasing global competitiveness of TD-SCDMA industry

April 30, 2009

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., and BEIJING -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings Co., LTD (Datang Holdings) today announced the companies signed an agreement to collaborate in the development of TD-SCDMA and related technologies in the test and measurement areas. The work will significantly propel the TD-SCDMA, industry chain and global competitive environment for this important technology.

As the initiator of the TD-SCDMA 3G mobile communication international standard, the owner of core patents, the driver of industry development and the leader of equipment market, Datang Holdings plays a key role in the creation and global deployment of TD-SCDMA and TD LTE. Agilent and Datang Holdings will work together to support the TD-SCDMA and other China indigenous innovation technologies and promote their global competitiveness.

Mr. Zhen Caiji, board chairman and president of Datang Holdings said, "Our strategy has been to innovate using open win-win principles through cooperation with international equipment manufacturers and operators. Consequently, the successful commercial development of TD-SCDMA has spurred more than 200 new enterprises. Agilent has always supported China's local technology and industry development. As early as 2002 Agilent's TD-SCDMA test and measurement solutions were available for TD research and development. Agilent joined the TD-SCDMA Forum even when the TD policies were not formalized. We expect our successful strategic cooperation with Agilent will accelerate the TD-SCDMA globalization process and future opportunities of other emerging indigenous wireless technologies."

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A)

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