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2013-10-30 | Mobile broadband ace NSN wins Sprint deal for large-scale TDD LTE roll-out

NSN extends ties with U.S. operator, bringing global TDD LTE leadership, innovation and commercialization expertise to its network

Nokia Solutions and Networks extends its relationship with Sprint through a new contract for the deployment of TDD LTE across its 2.5 GHz spectrum, which will increase its high-speed data capacity as part of Sprint’s large-scale U.S. roll-out. Today, NSN is proving its technology maturity and leadership with a demonstration of 1.3 Gbps downlink thoughput at Sprint’s center in Burlingame, California.

2013-10-29 | NSN Q3 2013 Press Release

Q3 2013 Net Sales of EUR 2.6 billion and Operating Margin Before Specific Items of 8.4%

2013-10-29 | Oi Brasil set to offer high-speed mobile broadband services in Brazil

Selects NSN to modernize network infrastructure for 4G, GSM and 3G services

Oi Brasil, one of Brazil’s leading operators, has selected Nokia Solutions and Networks to supply the infrastructure for its LTE (Long Term Evolution)* network. In addition to that, NSN will also upgrade the operator’s GSM and 3G networks across the country. Subscribers can look forward to a host of high-speed mobile broadband services.

2013-10-29 | NSN wins largest non-Chinese vendor share in China Mobile’s TD-LTE tender

Reaffirms commitment, leadership in TD-LTE market

China Mobile (CMCC), the leading mobile operator, has chosen Nokia Solutions and Networks to implement a significant share of its TD-LTE network, the world’s largest. This reaffirms NSN’s longstanding commitment to the development of TD-LTE in China.

2013-10-28 | NSN builds on telco cloud leadership with multi-stack cloud approach

Enables maximum agility and flexibility for telco cloud

Nokia Solutions and Networks is reinforcing its multi-stack approach to telco cloud to give operators full flexibility in their choice of cloud platforms. In recent trials and proof of concept projects with Tier 1 operators, the company has demonstrated the reliability of its core virtualization and its capability to adapt cloud IT platforms to meet the demands of telco cloud.

2013-10-28 | NSN demonstrates advanced mobile broadband technologies at Transform Africa Summit in Rwanda

Its technologies efficiently enable eHealth, eLearning and M2M that can transform Africa

Nokia Solutions and Networks is demonstrating its advanced mobile broadband technologies at Transform Africa Summit (TAS) 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda, between 28 and 31 October 2013. The company is demonstrating its LTE infrastructure, including its Single RAN Advanced, and its latest innovation, Liquid Applications, showing how these technologies can be used for eHealth, eLearning and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. NSN’s superior mobile broadband technologies can enable operators in Africa to provide reliable, faster mobile broadband services for government organizations, enterprises and individuals to transform the continent.

2013-10-23 | NSN significantly increases uplink, downlink LTE data rates #1GBperday$
  • Doubles downlink data rates with LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation
  • Evolves Smart Scheduler for up to 50% higher uplink data rates

Building on its experience from the world’s first three commercially-launched LTE-Advanced networks in Korea*, Nokia Solutions and Networks is enabling operators to double data rates in FDD-LTE and TD-LTE networks.

2013-10-22 | NSN commercializes enhanced voice call continuity for VoLTE #1GBperday$
  • Enables operators with selective LTE coverage to provide VoLTE
  • Enhanced functionality keeps users on LTE connection longer
  • Equips operators to take full advantage of both LTE and current network

Nokia Solutions and Networks voice call continuity complements Voice over LTE (VoLTE) by enabling seamless handovers to 2G or 3G networks. The enhanced solution optimizes VoLTE network connection quality and control with better bearer switching and shorter delay. This allows for faster and more precise handover, enabling longer use of VoLTE within LTE coverage. To help operators ensure that their LTE customers benefit from the best service quality for both voice and data, NSN is also expanding its Service Quality Manager* with a VoLTE content pack.

2013-10-17 | Vodacom Tanzania enhances voice, data services nationwide
  • Sole supplier NSN upgrades operator’s GSM, 3G network with its advanced radio platform
  • Continues to provide managed services to ensure consistently high quality

Customers of Vodacom Tanzania now enjoy clearer voice calls and faster data services. Using Nokia Solutions and Networks’ Single RAN (radio access network), Vodacom has upgraded its GSM and 3G HSPA network across the country. NSN’s advanced radio network infrastructure and comprehensive services have enabled the operator to further improve its network capacity as well as coverage.

2013-10-16 | NSN introduces smallest one-box LTE micro, pico base stations offering full macro capacity and functionality

Flexi Zone small cells, advanced network planning to support future-proof HetNets

Nokia Solutions and Networks is introducing new Flexi Zone LTE microcell and picocell base stations that not only are the smallest but also the industry’s only small cell solution with the same features and capacity as macro base stations. This is critical for integration into high-capacity Heterogeneous Networks (HetNets). To complement the base stations, NSN is enhancing its expert Services for HetNets with the use of a new multi-layer hot spot analysis and planning tool to help operators match their network deployments to business objectives.