China's IT Olympic Lineup

A mix of new wireless technologies, homegrown and foreign, will play a critical role in assuring a successful Beijing Games

With less than 12 months to go, China is set to launch on a world stage its first-ever Olympic Games in Beijing, showing its modern face and economic power to the world. To assure a successful event, the Chinese government is pouring billions of dollars into major infrastructure build-outs, including an expanded subway, modern stadiums, new roads and a seamless, reliable telecommunications infrastructure. A mix of new wireless technologies, homegrown and foreign, are set to play a critical role in assuring a successful Beijing Olympics, which will begin in August, 2008.

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