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Altran partners with Sunnada to develop a LTE TDD small cell solution, tailor-made for the Chinese market

East Brunswick, New Jersey, and Mobile Asia Expo, Shanghai, June 26, 2013: The Altran Group, a global innovation and technology services company, today announced that it has partnered with Fujian Sunnada Communication Co., Ltd to develop and offer a comprehensive LTE TDD small cell solution, which has been especially customized for the Chinese market.

TDD offers distinct advantages such as flexible spectrum usage, reciprocity, dynamic allocation based on real-time traffic, and more accurate timing and synchronization. The joint offering provides complete TDD functionality and has been tailor-made to cater to the Chinese market.

“Small cells are critical for the proliferation of LTE, and TDD is the technology of choice in China,” said Pratyush Dasgupta, vice president and head of wireless practice, at Altran. “We are very pleased to have partnered with Sunnada to help them jumpstart the development of LTE small cell solutions to cater to the highly lucrative Chinese market”.

Altran is a leader in LTE technologies with more than 50 global LTE engagements and offers end-to-end LTE software solutions and services spanning the entire network spectrum including eNodeB, EPC and Backhaul. Altran offerings also include cutting-edge technologies such as RRM, SON, VoLTE, WLAN, SDN, and OpenFlow.

“We are delighted to be foraying into the Chinese market with a cutting-edge small cell solution,” said Huang Haifeng, director and vice president at Sunnada. “Altran’s readily-available LTE software frameworks and expertise in integrating and building the complete solution has helped us create a highly differentiated product, while helping us reduce costs and time-to-market”.

As a professional manufacturer, Sunnada owns the enabling software rights from its components, modules, integrated products, and its embedded software. With onlist registered capital: RMB270 million. Sunnada has its subsidiary Network Optimization Dept., TV & Broadcasting Dept., Wireless Access Dept., System Integration Dept. and International Business Dept. etc., which comes into being a global sales and perfect service network.

About Altran

Altran ranks as the undisputed global leader in engineering and R&D services. The Group offers clients an unmatched value proposition to address their transformation and innovation needs. Altran works alongside its clients, from initial concept through industrialization, to invent the products and services of tomorrow. For over 30 years, the company has provided expertise in Automotive, Aeronautics, Space, Defense & Naval, Infrastructure & Transportation, Industry & Consumer Goods, Life Sciences, Communications, Semiconductors & Electronics, Software & Internet, Finance and the Public Sector. Altran generated revenues of €2.9 billion in 2018, with nearly 46,000 employees in more than 30 countries. For more information, please visit

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About the Fujian Sunnada Communication Co., Ltd (ShenZhen Stock Code 002417)

Being one of Chinese leading telecommunication network optimization product manufacturer and service provider, Sunnada engaged in R&D, produce, marketing and service for its wireless communication equipment and network optimization technology in order to provide the best solution of network optimization and integrated coverage for mobile operators in the world.

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