Finland

Finns frustrated with roaming fees fiddle

Finland’s top three operators have put forward the case against slashing roaming fees in the country, asking regulators for exception from the rules which are set to kick in over the next few weeks.

Tecnotree CTO says operators need more agility in BSS environments

The CTO of Finnish business support systems specialist Tecnotree has said the traditional approach to BSS can hold operators back and solutions that work now might be unworkable in five years’ time. Talking to Telecoms.com at the Mobile World Congress 2015, Timo Ahomäki said telcos need to focus their thinking on where their business is going and build a system around that vision.

VTT, Oulu University to build 5G test network in Finland

Finnish technical research centre VTT and University of Oulu city have announced they are to build a 5G test network, which they said will be the first in Finland. The network will have two parts: a closed one within VTT’s premises and an open one at the university.

Ukkoverkot CEO explains benefits of 450MHz band

As recently reported, Finnish start-up company Ukkoverkot has just launched a data-only LTE network on the 450MHz radio spectrum band. Telecoms.com spoke to CEO Antti Pellinen, the man leading the young company to find out more about the network the operator says is the world’s first such service commercially available.

Nokia claims 10 times faster upload with C-RAN for Ooredoo, Elisa

Finnish vendor Nokia Networks and Qatari telco Ooredoo claimed they have made uploading 10 times faster with the Nokia centralised RAN. Demonstrating at the ITU Telecom World event in Doha, Qatar, they said average uplink capacity across a cell was doubled thus extending smartphone battery life because of less interference.

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