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2014-02-04 | NSN’s evolved Smart Scheduler delivers 30 percent faster cell edge downloads #MWC14
  • Compatible with both FDD and TDD variants of LTE
  • Boosts downlink speeds at cell edge with no added hardware costs
  • Shows world’s first demonstration of a new coordinated multi-cell scheduling approach at MWC

With a simple software upgrade, operators can deploy a coordinated scheduling feature in their FDD-LTE and TD-LTE networks to reduce interference between adjacent base stations. This evolution of the Nokia Solutions and Networks Smart Scheduler provides up to 30 percent faster downlink speeds at the cell edge, an advantage during periods of peak congestion. Importantly, coordinated scheduling is implemented as software within the base stations, avoiding the need for any additional hardware.

2014-02-04 | NSN breaks new ground with LTE-Advanced for superior performance #MWC14
  • Extends its commercial LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation to 3 carriers
  • Shows 450 Mbps data speeds for individual users at MWC
  • Optimizes HetNets with dynamic, load-balancing eICIC

In line with the expected new generation of large-bandwidth LTE-Advanced smartphones and tablets, Nokia Solutions and Networks is evolving its commercially proven Carrier Aggregation software enabling higher data rates in mobile operator networks. With its unique implementation of the dynamic, load-balancing enhanced Inter Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC), NSN is enabling highly efficient, capacity-focused LTE small cell deployments. The new solutions are software upgrades to NSN’s Flexi Multiradio 10 and Flexi Zone Micro/Pico base stations.

2014-02-03 | NSN gives operators performance edge with portfolio launches #MWC14

Kicks off “performance for a world in motionTM“ launches ahead of Mobile World Congress 2014

Nokia Solutions and Networks is set to reinforce its mobile broadband leadership with advances in TD-LTE and LTE-Advanced, small cells, CEM and Liquid Applications. The company’s upcoming portfolio launches are aimed at helping operators handle higher data volumes and customer expectations for performance as they get ready to deliver 1 GB of personalized data per user per day by 2020 – and do so profitably.

2014-01-31 | NSN completes most extensive live VoLTE tests in China Mobile’s TD-LTE network
  • First among trial competitors to complete all phase one case tests and successfully demonstrate TDD eSRVCC video call in CMCC’s live network
  • Provides innovative VoLTE solution and integration capabilities for operators to deliver a superior customer experience and counter OTT players

Nokia Solutions and Networks has successfully completed the world’s first live video call and an extensive set of test cases for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in China Mobile’s (CMCC) pre-commercial TD-LTE network in Fuzhou. The trials included NSN’s enhanced Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (eSRVCC) solution for a seamless experience and optimized behavior.

2014-01-23 | Elisa chooses NSN as sole supplier of its LTE network

Launches Finland’s first LTE network with 800 MHz spectrum band

Elisa, the leading wireless operator in Finland, chose Nokia Solutions and Networks as sole supplier for its next-generation mobile broadband networks. NSN strengthens its position as the operator’s long-term infrastructure supplier, now for LTE* as well as 2G and 3G. The contract marks the single largest mobile telecommunications deal in Finland and covers a period of 5 years from 2014 to 2018.

2014-01-22 | NSN modernizes, expands Mobily networks for superior voice, data services
  • Now sole radio supplier in central region, replacing existing 2G,TD-LTE radio elements from other vendors
  • Implements advanced radio platform, refarms GSM 900 MHz band to improve 3G network capacity and coverage

Customers of Mobily (Etihad Etisalat Company), a leading telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, will soon enjoy enhanced voice and data services with improved network connectivity and coverage. For this, the operator has selected Nokia Solutions and Networks’ Single RAN (radio access network) and comprehensive services, including refarming of the GSM 900 MHz band to 3G. NSN will upgrade Mobily’s 2G, 3G (WCDMA) and TD-LTE networks in the centeral region including Riyadh, the largest city in the country. As committed in July last year, the operator is undertaking major network upgrades and expansions to provide an unmatched service experience for its customers.

2014-01-22 | NSN wins “Outstanding Contribution to TD Technology” Award

TDIA recognizes company’s extraordinary commitment to research and standardization of TD technologies

Telecommunication Development Industry Alliance (TDIA) has recognized NSN’s impressive contribution to time division (TD) technology with its prestigious award. NSN has supported the standardization, development and harmonization of TD technology for over 15 years and is the world leader in commercializing TD-LTE ecosystems today, with deployment contracts in 6 continents*.

2014-01-21 | TELE Greenland chooses NSN for launch of first commercial 4G network

Customers now enjoy extrafast broadband services, superior user experience

TELE Greenland, the country’s sole telecom operator, selected Nokia Solutions and Networks as the single supplier to implement its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE*) network and modernize its existing GSM and 3G networks. The complete solution provided by NSN includes radio access equipment, core network elements and related services. TELE Greenland customers in the capital city of Nuuk now enjoy access to ultra-fast 4G mobile broadband connections.

2014-01-20 | Avantel chooses NSN for high-speed mobile broadband services in Colombia

Avantel, a new entrant in Colombia’s LTE landscape, has selected Nokia Solutions and Networks to supply the complete infrastructure for its LTE (Long Term Evolution)* network. NSN will provide the complete suite of radio and core network equipment along with, as well as build and operate services so that subscribers in Bogota can enjoy a host of advanced mobile broadband services.

2014-01-16 | VimpelCom selects NSN as vendor to roll out 4G LTE in some regions in Russia

VimpelCom has chosen Nokia Solutions and Networks as vendor for its Long Term Evolution (LTE*) radio access networks in the central region of Russia, Siberia, South and most of the Volga and Ural regions. Under the five-year agreement, NSN will deliver, install and integrate LTE radio access equipment. The company will also provide rollout services for the implementation and commissioning of 4G mobile broadband services.