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2012-12-13 | Nokia Siemens Networks demonstrates reliability of core virtualization and cloud management

Runs proof of concept project in collaboration with leading global operator

In a recent proof of concept project, Nokia Siemens Networks and a leading global operator have jointly demonstrated that core virtualization and cloud management are viable technologies for deployment by operators. The scope of the project included identifying the requirements for cloud computing and virtualizing the mobile core network elements in the cloud. The virtualizations approach is part of the company’s Liquid Core architecture.

2012-12-11 | Nokia Siemens Networks gains significant LTE share in Q3, reports Infonetics Research

Market research firm Infonetics Research attributes Nokia Siemens Networks a strong second place in LTE infrastructure market share in its latest Q3 report. According to Infonetics, Nokia Siemens Networks achieved the largest increase for LTE market share in the third quarter of 2012, growing from 13% to 21.5% and nearly closing the gap with the market leader.

2012-12-10 | Video wall bigger than a tennis court gives Bharti Airtel complete network view

Nokia Siemens Networks provides unified network and service management dashboard solution to ensure the best possible service quality and user experience

Bharti Airtel has recently unveiled a new Network Experience Centre in Manesar near Gurgaon, India. This center includes a 3600-square-foot video wall powered by Nokia Siemens Networks’ dashboard solution. The solution monitors and analyzes the various aspects of the operator’s entire network operations, and presents them in a unified video view to make monitoring and analysis of Bharti Airtel’s operations simpler and more efficient.

2012-12-05 | Redknee plans to acquire Business Support Systems from Nokia Siemens Networks

Redknee (TSX:RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Nokia Siemens Networks’ Business Support Systems (BSS) business. Nokia Siemens Networks’ BSS business provides real-time charging, rating, policy, and customer care solutions to more than 130 communication service providers, including half of the top 100 global mobile operators.

2012-12-03 | Nokia Siemens Networks reaches agreement to sell Optical Networks business to Marlin Equity Partners
  • Divestment to further enhance Nokia Siemens Networks’ strategic focus on Mobile Broadband
  • Optical unit to be established by Marlin Equity Partners as independent new company with financial resources committed to building leadership position in optical networking market
  • Marlin Equity Partners is a long-term investor with an extensive and successful track record in the technology industry
2012-11-28 | Smart Communications offers high-definition mobile voice in Manila

Smart Communications’ customers in Mega Manila, including the Bulacan and Rizal provinces, will soon enjoy unmatched mobile voice quality. The company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), has deployed Nokia Siemens Networks’ Wide Band Adaptive Multi-Rate (WB-AMR)* functionality which enables it to offer high-definition (HD) voice services to subscribers. Pilot implementations of this new feature have already been completed in Makati, Taguig and Rizal.

2012-11-22 | Nokia Siemens Networks helps Vodacom introduce voice & SMS alongside LTE in South Africa

Vodacom South Africa’s 4G users can now enjoy voice calls and text messaging (SMS) along with their 4G service. To provide this service continuity, the operator has selected Nokia Siemens Networks’ Liquid Core* to enable circuit switched fall-back (CSFB)** functionality in its LTE network. This functionality allows 4G users to make and receive voice calls using either the GSM or 3G network while retaining the benefit of ultra-fast data services via LTE.

2012-11-20 | Nokia Siemens Networks saw greatest rise in Q3 radio access network market, claims ABI Research report

A report on Q3 mobile radio access network (RAN) sales attributes Nokia Siemens Networks with increased market share and revenue despite an overall declining market. Figures from market intelligence company ABI Research Wireless show Nokia Siemens Networks increased its RAN market share quarter-on-quarter by 4.2 percentage points to 22.4%.

2012-11-19 | Nokia Siemens Networks, Ballard Power Systems develop fuel cell backup power for mobile networks
  • Designed to support mobile networks during commercial grid outages
  • Passed NTT DOCOMO evaluation tests and Japan statutory approval for power supply

Nokia Siemens Networks is working with Ballard Power Systems, Inc. to develop mobile networks that can continue to operate during power blackouts. Japanese operator NTT DOCOMO has evaluated the Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio base station site offering with integrated fuel cell* backup for potential commercial deployment. The solution has been installed at a DOCOMO R&D Center test site in Japan’s Yokosuka Research Park (YRP).

2012-11-16 | Nokia Siemens Networks appoints René Svendsen-Tune head of Customer Operations in Europe

Nokia Siemens Networks has appointed René Svendsen-Tune as head of its Customer Operations for Europe*. In this role he will be responsible for the company’s sales and customer operations across Europe and be a member of the company’s Executive Board.  Svendsen-Tune will join Nokia Siemens Networks on December 1, 2012 reporting to its chief executive officer, Rajeev Suri.