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China Unicom Signs Up to Ubuntu Touch Advisory Group

China_Unicom-largeChinese mobile operator China Unicom is the latest addition to Canonical’s Carrier Advisory Group (CAG).

CAG members are able to get involved in shaping the direction of the Ubuntu Touch mobile experience, as well receive exclusive information on hardware and launch details.

’300 million subscribers’

China Unicom, which boasts over 300 million mobile subscribers, describe Ubuntu Touch as a potentially ‘exciting new platform for the chinese market’ that will offer ‘a brand new user experience that balances user simplicity with operator requirements.’

The addition of China Unicom to the group takes the total number of CAG members to 12.

  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Everything Everywhere (EE)
  • Korea Telecom
  • Telecom Italia
  • LG UPlus
  • Portugal Telecom
  • SK Telecom
  • Smartfren
  • China Unicom
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Unnamed Spanish network
  • Unnamed Australian network

Membership to the group will close at the end of July. For more information on the CAG head over to the Ubuntu website.