Datang Selects Dilithium's H.324M/3G-324M Multimedia Protocol Stack

2/23/2004 - Dilithium Networks, a leading provider of wireless multimedia solutions announced it has licensed its H.324M/3G-324M video-telephony/video- conferencing protocol software to Datang Mobile Communications Equipment Co. Ltd. Under the agreement, Datang will use Dilithium Networks’ H.324M/3G-324M multimedia protocol stack to develop its next-generation 3G-324M handsets supporting advanced video services. Datang has also purchased the Dilithium Networks Analyzer (DNA) a protocol analysis and test tool to solve interoperability problems between H.3234M/3G-324M handsets. H.324M protocol is an ITU-T standard enabling real-time streaming and conversational video services over wireless networks.

“The Chinese wireless market is experiencing phenomenal growth with well over 10% of the worldwide handsets being sold in China. Chinese consumers are demanding richer forms of wireless communications including video services like real time streaming, video telephony and videomail,” said Lee Ellison, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Dilithium Networks. “We are excited that Datang has selected Dilithium’s video telephony protocol stack and DNA for its 3G platform. Datang’s selection is another validation of our expertise in the field of multimedia communications. Datang is a leader in the TD-SCDMA market, and our relationship will add great synergies as Dilithium Networks offers a wide range of solutions including multimedia gateways, protocol stacks and test tools.”

“We are excited to be working with Dilithium Networks to enable advanced multimedia services on our 3G phones. Dilithium Networks’ solution was impressive in terms of features, flexibility and support” said Mr.Chu Qing, General Manager, UE Department of Datang. “We were particularly excited by their AnswerFastTM which improves call setup time by up to 50% which is an important consideration for assessing user experience”.

Dilithium Networks’ H.324M/3G-324M and H.323 stacks have been available to customers since 1999. The company has been an active participant of the International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium’s (IMTC) H.324M interoperability group since its origin over three years ago.

The Dilithium Networks Analyzer (DNA) is designed for diagnosing, analyzing and monitoring all aspects of 3G video-telephony calls including call control, connection setup and tear down, and voice/video quality. Operators and OEMs use the device to test new terminals and minimize the risk of field software upgrades to ensure interoperability. The DNA has established itself as the industry reference H.324M/3G-324M platform for compliance and interoperability testing of network equipment and terminals. The DNA is also useful for validating voice/video call quality and reducing time to market for 3G services and equipment.

About Dilithium Networks
Dilithium Networks is a leader in delivering multimedia solutions to much of the world’s mobile infrastructure industry. The company’s products include multimedia transcoding gateways, 3G-324M protocol analysis test tools, and protocol stacks. Dilithium Networks is headquartered in Larkspur, California and has a global customer base including network equipment suppliers, terminal manufacturers and mobile operators. For more information, please visit -

Dilithium Networks and AnswerFast are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.

About Datang Mobile Communications Equipment Co. Ltd
Datang Mobile is a leading mobile communication equipment manufacturer in China and specializes in research, development, manufacturing and sales of telecommunication equipment. The company is committed to the research and development of 3G standards, 3G wireless communications solutions and offers a comprehensive suite of TD-SCDMA products. Through continuous innovation and sustainable development, Datang Mobile aspires to become a leading supplier of TD-SCDMA technology in China and around the world. For more information, please visit

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