Press releases 2010

2010-12-28 | Nokia Siemens Networks now targets acquisition of Motorola’s public carrier wireless network infrastructure assets in first quarter of 2011
  • Pending regulatory approval from the authority in China
  • Antitrust clearance received from US, European Union, Brazil, Japan, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan and Turkey
2010-12-22 | Idea Cellular chooses Nokia Siemens Networks for 3G

Idea Cellular will soon provide its subscribers with 3G services including high-speed mobile broadband, improved voice services and innovative value-added services. Idea Cellular has commissioned Nokia Siemens Networks to supply equipment, and build and manage its HSPA* networks in four circles** – Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West), Kerala and Haryana. Nokia Siemens Networks is currently a major GSM vendor for the operator and the deal will strengthen this relationship with a smooth overlay of 3G on the existing GSM network.

2010-12-22 | Sequans, Nokia Siemens Networks bring commercial TD-LTE closer

Marking a defined step forward in TD-LTE commercialization, Sequans, a leading chipset platform provider, and Nokia Siemens Networks have successfully conducted interoperability trials of the technology in the 2.3 GHz, 2.5 GHz and 2.6 GHz frequency bands. The demonstration tested the interoperability of Nokia Siemens Networks’ TD-LTE infrastructure equipment with Sequans’ SQN3010 platform*.

2010-12-20 | Nokia Siemens Networks upgrades SFR 3G network, showcases double-speed mobile broadband

SFR subscribers in the largest cities across France will soon benefit from significantly improved mobile broadband. Anticipating an exponential traffic growth, the operator has chosen Nokia Siemens Networks to build extra capacity in its existing 3G network. In a further development, SFR, in collaboration with Nokia Siemens Networks, has given a live preview of a technology that will allow download speeds of up to 42 megabits per second (Mbps), twice the current peak rate.

2010-12-17 | HD TV broadcasts via LTE pilot networks of Telefónica O2 Germany
  • LTE pilot networks in Halle a. d. Saale and Teutschenthal up and running
  • A wide range of possible uses via ultra-high speed broadband
  • HD video conferencing and VoIP over LTE between Halle and Munich
  • Live TV reporting from the motocross track in Teutschenthal
  • Segway with a mobile HD camera shows pictures of Halle’s Christmas market
  • Nokia Siemens Networks has supplied the networks in the 2.6 GHz and 800 MHz frequency bands
2010-12-15 | T-Mobile USA, Nokia Siemens Networks drive evolution of HSPA

Operators would be able to achieve peak data rates of more than 650 megabits per second (Mbps), thanks to an HSPA standard being driven by T-Mobile USA and Nokia Siemens Networks. Long Term HSPA Evolution would improve mobile broadband with speeds matching those promised by LTE Advanced. T-Mobile USA and Nokia Siemens Networks are driving the technology’s standardization aiming to make it available for commercial deployment by 2013.

2010-12-15 | Elisa selects Nokia Siemens Networks for radio network upgrade

Subscribers to Finland’s market leading operator Elisa will enjoy a world-class mobile broadband experience with even better 3G quality and coverage and with 4G/LTE data speeds of up to 100 Mbps. The operator selected Nokia Siemens Networks for building a first phase Long Term Evolution (LTE) network and at the same time modernizing the existing nationwide GSM and 3G networks with Single RAN. As part of the agreement, Nokia Siemens Networks will deploy its Flexi Multiradio Base Stations and high capacity Multicontroller platform in the network. With these common platforms Elisa will significantly cut operational costs for GSM, 3G and LTE.

2010-12-14 | Nokia Siemens Networks wins top honours at CommsMEA Awards 2010

Nokia Siemens Networks has been recognized for its contribution in bringing innovative technology and services in the field of telecommunications to the African continent with the CommsMEA ‘African Vendor of the Year’ award. Nokia Siemens Networks has won the award for the second year in succession.

2010-12-10 | Nokia Siemens Networks wins Best Managed Support Services Vendor award

Nokia Siemens Networks has been awarded ‘Best Managed Support Services Vendor of the Year’ by Telecom Asia, recognizing its outstanding capabilities in providing services support for network operators. The award was presented to Andy Wong, head of Services, Hong Kong, Nokia Siemens Networks, at this year’s Telecom Asia Readers’ Choice Awards in Hong Kong.

2010-12-08 | Aircel selects Nokia Siemens Networks for 3G deployment

Aircel is gearing up to offer high-quality mobile broadband, a new range of value-added services and significantly improved voice services to its subscribers. The operator has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to supply, deploy and manage its HSPA+ (High Speed Packet Access)* enabled 3G network in three circles** – Punjab, Kolkata and rest of West Bengal. Nokia Siemens Networks has supplied and continues to manage Aircel’s GSM/EDGE network in six circles of the country.