OSDL Mobile Linux Initiative Gains Another Heavy Hitter

Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), the global consortium dedicated to accelerating the adoption of Linux® and open source software, today announced that Chinese handset manufacturer Datang Mobile will join OSDL as an active member of the Mobile Linux Initiative (MLI). Datang Mobile is a leading communication equipment provider in China and in markets around the globe.

“Linux is being deployed on mobile devices shipped in China at a much higher rate than in any other region,” said Stuart Cohen, CEO of OSDL. “Datang Mobile will bring increased representation from one of the most active and dynamic markets in the world, and its technical and business expertise will accelerate the adoption of Mobile Linux.”