Articles Tagged “Telecom News”

  • NSN demonstrates LTE call on commercial software

    NSN demonstrates LTE call on commercial software

    Nokia Siemens Networks recently made the world’s first LTE call using commercial base station and fully standard compliant software. The successful demonstration clearly proves the readiness of Nokia Siemens Networks’ products for early commercial deployments worldwide. Standard compliant LTE network products and terminals are a precondition for commercial network rollouts and for end users to benefit from a large terminal variety from different vendors.

  • 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.

  • T-Mobile to offer faster mobile broadband in Czech Republic

    T-Mobile to offer faster mobile broadband in Czech Republic

    Subscribers of T-Mobile in the Czech Republic can expect to enjoy advanced 3G data and multimedia services thanks to a faster mobile broadband network as Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) is selected to build advanced 3G mobile network. The upgraded 3G network is based on the energy-efficient Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio Base Stations and HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) technology. It is expected to be launched in Prague by the end of the year.

  • Globalive to launch using Europe’s WIND brand

    Globalive to launch using Europe’s WIND brand

    Today welcomes the first of many steps towards change in the Canadian wireless market. At a private employee event today, staff at Globalive Wireless were introduced to WIND, the company’s much-anticipated new brand name. WIND is currently being developed based on feedback from Wireless Soapbox, which has shown that Canadians are frustrated with their current carriers. WIND is harnessing this power of conversation by meaningfully engaging customers in the co-creation of a better mobile experience.

  • NSN India has a new head

    NSN India has a new head

    Starting September 1, Nokia Siemens Networks will be led by Urs Pennanen in India. Currently Urs is the Head of Sales for the company’s Operations and Business Software business unit in Finland. He takes over as Sub Region Head of Nokia Siemens Networks for India and Nepal from Michael Kuehner.

  • NSN helps StarHub tackle data deluge

    NSN helps StarHub tackle data deluge

    Singapore operator StarHub can now offer an improved mobile broadband experience to its subscribers. The operator has expanded its 3G core network to increase data speeds and provide a smooth mobile surfing experience to its customers, efficiently and cost effectively. Nokia Siemens Networks has expanded the network capacity by implementing a flat network architecture, using its Direct Tunnel solution.

  • NSN & Vodafone demonstrate Active Antenna solution

    NSN & Vodafone demonstrate Active Antenna solution

    Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), a leading global enabler of communications network solutions and services, and Vodafone, the world’s leading international mobile telecommunications company, have successfully tested a new antenna technology designed to reduce carbon emissions and improve the cost efficiency of mobile phone networks for operators. The tests, carried out through the recently announced Nokia Siemens Networks Innovation Centre (NICE) initiative between the two companies, mark the first time that an integrated Active Antenna solution has been used on a commercial mobile WCDMA telecommunications network.

  • Ericsson to acquire majority of Nortel’s North American wireless business

    Ericsson to acquire majority of Nortel’s North American wireless business

    Ericsson has today entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the parts of the Carrier Networks division of Nortel relating to CDMA and LTE technology in North America. The purchase is structured as an asset sale at a cash purchase price of USD 1.13 b. on a cash and debt free basis. This announcement follows the completion of the auction process initiated by Nortel, and the transaction is subject to court and customary regulatory approvals.

  • Nokia to acquire cellity

    Nokia to acquire cellity

    Nokia and cellity have announced an agreement for Nokia to acquire certain assets of cellity. cellity is a privately owned mobile software company which employs 14 people in Hamburg, Germany.

  • 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.