Motorola ( MOT) plans a mobile-phone infrastructure venture with China's Huawei Technologies.The companies will create a joint research and development center in Shanghai, where employees from both companies will work on development of the architecture and portfolio of products and services. The venture will cover the universal mobile telecommunications system, or UMTS, and high-speed packet access, or HSPA, technologies that underlie so-called third-generation wireless communications, enabling services such as email and Web browsing. Motorola will contribute to the collaboration its services expertise in network design, deployment and integration as well as providing value added services such as network performance, network security, network management and operation support systems. Motorola's services portfolio will provide operators with the tailored services offerings they need to address the markets they serve. To this collaboration, Huawei will also contribute its expertise in technology innovation, research and development.