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2013-07-01 | Mobily KSA to invest 325 mn USD to upgrade, expand network with Nokia Siemens Networks
  • Partners Finnvera, Finnish Export Credit, Deutsche Bank, Credit Agricole for loan
  • Nokia Siemens Networks facilitates 10-year export credit

Mobily (Etihad Etisalat Company), a leading telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, is set to further modernize and expand its 2G, 3G and 4G networks between 2013 and 2015. Under this major initiative, Khalid Al-Kaf, CEO of Mobily, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rajeev Suri, CEO of Nokia Siemens Networks. As per the MoU, Nokia Siemens Networks will facilitate a long term export credit of 325 mn USD with Finnvera, Finnish Export Credit (FEC), and lenders Credit Agricole and Deutsche Bank. Mobily will use this credit to purchase advanced solutions and services from Nokia Siemens Networks.

2013-06-27 | Nokia Siemens Networks enables Chile’s first LTE network

Claro Chile’s subscribers can enjoy ultra-fast mobile broadband services

Claro Chile, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the América Móvil group, has become the first operator to launch commercial LTE (long term evolution)* services in Chile. As its sole supplier, Nokia Siemens Networks has provided the radio and core network and services for the operator’s new 4G network, the first of its kind in the country. With the new 4G network, Claro Chile’s customers will soon have access to a host of advanced services.

2013-06-27 | Nokia Siemens Networks passes fourth set of GSM-R interoperability, compliance tests

Underlines position as world-leading expert, driver of seamless interoperability in railway communications

Nokia Siemens Networks has successfully completed the fourth set of interoperability testing of its GSM-Railway* (GSM-R) infrastructure with another European supplier against requirements specified by the European Union (EU). Railways choosing Nokia Siemens Networks’ GSM-R solution can rely on full compliance with EU directives and technical specifications.

2013-06-25 | Nokia Siemens Networks breaks yet another record for TD-LTE peak upload throughput

Brings downlink MIMO benefits to the uplink

Nokia Siemens Networks achieved a record-breaking 56 Mbps peak upload throughput in a TD-LTE* network using its commercial 4G base station with multiple antenna technology and a single 20 MHz carrier. The company pushes the limits of 4G technology with a series of unmatched speed records.

2013-06-13 | Nokia Siemens Networks and Wipro's new IT partnership model wins Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award 2013

Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company, and Nokia Siemens Networks, the world’s specialist in mobile broadband, have jointly won the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Award 2013 in the ‘Wholesale Service Innovation’ category for the IT R&D Partnership Project. Global Telecoms Business is a leading UK-based publication that covers the telecom industry.

2013-06-12 | Nokia Siemens Networks puts Technology Vision 2020 into practice

Big data telco platform prototype analyzes 1 million live messages a second, bridges the best of IT and telco technologies

With its Technology Vision 2020, Nokia Siemens Networks is implementing a hands-on innovation approach to enable mobile broadband networks to profitably deliver 1 gigabyte of personalized data per user per day by 2020. Recent advances, including a big data project, follow the Technology Vision 2020 blueprint for future mobile networks to help operators deal with extreme traffic growth, simplify network operations and provide the ultimate personal gigabyte experience.

2013-06-06 | A1 Telekom Austria, Nokia Siemens Networks showcase ultra-fast mobile broadband

A1 Telekom Austria, market leader on the Austrian telecommunications market, conducted a successful demonstration of LTE-Advanced* carrier aggregation today using Nokia Siemens Networks current base station hardware. The live demo, which included handling large file transfers with a simultaneous video stream, showcased download speeds of 580 megabits per second (Mbps), far more than twice the current 4G LTE peak rates.

2013-06-05 | Nokia Siemens Networks wins innovation awards with SK Telecom, touch Lebanon and Zain Kuwait

Nokia Siemens Networks was a three-time winner with its operator customers at the prestigious Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards in London on June 4, 2013. The three awards, in the ‘Wireless network infrastructure innovation’ category, recognized joint projects with SK Telecom, touch Telecom and Zain Kuwait that demonstrated innovation to better serve the industry’s end customers.

2013-06-04 | ABI Research ranks Nokia Siemens Networks No. 1 macro base station vendor
  • Nokia Siemens Networks tops base station competitive analysis
  • High scores in implementation and innovation
  • Best-in-class rank for essential IP, advanced features, multi-protocol support and LTE RAN contracts criteria

ABI Research has ranked Nokia Siemens Networks No. 1 in its macro base station vendor competitive assessment.
 

2013-06-04 | Nokia Siemens Networks marks 15 years of commitment to TD technology

From driving standardization to establishing leading position in the industry

The year 2013 marks an exceptionally long history of Nokia Siemens Networks’ contribution to the standardization, harmonization and development of time division (TD) technology, starting from TD-SCDMA in China in 1998. Today, Nokia Siemens Networks is at the forefront of TD-LTE development and innovation with award-winning technology*.