Motorola announced today that it has won 12 contracts with customers operating in 18 countries and territories worldwide to supply push-to-talk over Cellular (PoC) infrastructure solutions for both CDMA2000 1X and GSM/GPRS networks. Some of the prominent Asian telecom companies that have recently announced PoC contracts or trials with Motorola include:

Maxis Communications Berhad, a mobile communications provider in Malaysia, which announced earlier this month it is currently evaluating Motorola’s PoC solution, and;

GUAMCELL Communications, which will deploy Motorola's PoC solution as part of an upgrade to a CDMA2000 1X network. The new network will enable GUAMCELL to offer PoC as well as data services and voice quality equivalent to 3G standards, Motorola said. Read the news release.