Articles Posted in the Telecom Europe Category

  • T-Mobile, Orange go for radio network sharing in Poland

    T-Mobile, Orange go for radio network sharing in Poland

    T-Mobile Poland and Orange Poland have selected Nokia Siemens Networks as one of the vendors to deploy and upgrade their GSM and HSPA networks, enable radio network sharing and prepare them for Long Term Evolution (LTE). Currently, Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa operates the T-Mobile network, while PTK Centertel runs the Orange network, and these will be managed by a joint venture called NetWorkS! Nokia Siemens Networks will provide its Single RAN (radio access network) platform and related services to improve the network performance, reduce costs and make the shared network LTE-ready.

  • NSN helps unlock broadband opportunity

    NSN helps unlock broadband opportunity

    Nokia Siemens Networks will outline its vision for the future of broadband technology for mobile and fixed networks at this year’s Broadband World Forum, September 7-9, Paris, France. Acknowledging both operators’ and individual users’ needs to manage this complex paradigm, Nokia Siemens Networks will showcase an intelligent suite of tools, services and solutions at Broadband World Forum.

  • Vodafone Germany and Huawei test LTE in 790-862MHz

    Vodafone Germany and Huawei test LTE in 790-862MHz

    Vodafone Germany and Huawei today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to conduct a joint test gauging the performance of LTE (Long Term Evolution) in the Digital Dividend Band. This agreement marks a joint initiative to validate LTE’ s application within the Digital Dividend Band (790-862MHz) using Huawei’ s end-to-end LTE solution.

  • Telenor Q2 profit falls on impairment charge

    Telenor Q2 profit falls on impairment charge

    Norway based European leading telecommunications service provider, Telenor, reported today that its second-quarter net profit fell by around 61 percent on heavy impairment losses, but posted improvements in sales and EBITDA. Norway based European leading telecommunications service provider, Telenor, reported today that its second-quarter net profit fell by around 61 percent on heavy impairment losses, but posted improvements in sales and EBITDA.

  • Ericsson wins Telefónica O2 UK deal for managed services

    Ericsson wins Telefónica O2 UK deal for managed services

    Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Telefónica O2 UK have signed a multi-year managed services agreement. Ericsson will provide field maintenance and other services for the Telefónica O2 UK 2G and 3G networks. Under the new agreement Ericsson will provide field maintenance services for radio and switch sites, spare parts management logistics support as well as optimisation and drive services and facilities engineering services for Telefónica O2 UK.

  • O2 expands into ‘personal finance’ with launch of O2 Money

    O2 expands into ‘personal finance’ with launch of O2 Money

    O2 has partnered with NatWest to make its debut in the personal finance market with the launch of O2 Money, a new business within O2 that will seek to advance the increasing synergies between mobile and money. The first products from O2 Money, supported by NatWest, are two cash cards, designed to give people greater control of their money.

  • SFR subscribers set to speed on mobile Internet highway

    SFR subscribers set to speed on mobile Internet highway

    Subscribers of SFR, France’s leading communications service provider, will soon enjoy real time multimedia applications, such as virtual office. Earlier this month SFR in collaboration with Nokia Siemens Networks became the first to showcase such applications in France on a live 3G network with a 14 Mbps mobile broadband connection. SFR has selected a radio solution from Nokia Siemens Networks which will enable the migration of SFR’s mobile backhaul network to all IP (Internet Protocol), enabling the operator to increase capacity while keeping costs under control.

  • 3 Italia and Telecom Italia sign an agreement for radio mobile network access site sharing

    3 Italia and Telecom Italia sign an agreement for radio mobile network access site sharing

    Telecom Italia and 3 Italia have signed a “co-siting” agreement for the sharing of radio mobile access sites which regards both existing sites and those which will be built in the future. The objects of the agreements are the so called “passive” infrastructures: poles, cables, electricity supply and conditioning systems and other civil infrastructures.

  • Ericsson acquires more than 95 percent of LHS shares

    Ericsson acquires more than 95 percent of LHS shares

    Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has recently, through a wholly owned subsidiary, purchased shares in LHS AG (XETRA:LHS) that together with currently held shares represents more than 95 percent of the outstanding shares in LHS.

  • Ericsson to modernize Kyivstar’s network to meet uptake of mobile data in Ukraine

    Ericsson to modernize Kyivstar’s network to meet uptake of mobile data in Ukraine

    Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) is paving the way for leading Ukrainian operator Kyivstar to offer its 23.9 million subscribers mobile broadband services under a three-year network modernization deal between the two companies.