Nokia scores hefty Indian contract

Indian operator Bharti Airtel on Tuesday awarded Nokia an estimated $400m (£210m) contract to expand its managed GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks in eight circles and deploy a WAP solution across its infrastructure. Under a three year contract, Nokia will provide managed services and expand Airtel networks to cover all towns and cities in the eight telecom circles […]

Nokia wins $43m deal in China

The world’s leading mobile manufacturer, Nokia, has won a $43m network expansion contract from China Mobile Group, ZheJiang. The Finnish manufacturer said it will supply its radio and core network to boost GSM coverage in both urban and rural areas of the Zhejiang province. It will also focus on other network software and technology, the […]

3G comes to Ukraine

Ukrainian fixed line operator Ukrtelecom has announced plans to launch what it claims to be the first 3G network in the country. The operator on Friday said it has tapped Nokia for the supply of 3G core and radio networks to its Utel wireless unit. The network will be launched in the Kiev area, from […]

Nokia phones to go on diet before Christmas?

Finnish handset and equipment vendor Nokia spooked the market on Thursday with the announcement that net profit had dropped 4 per cent year on year during the third quarter. Poor network sales in the Americas and declines in handset market share in EMEA and North America combined with slow growth in the WCDMA space were […]

Nokia inks deal to deliver Cartoon Network shows

Finnish mobile giant Nokia has inked a deal with the Cartoon Network that will see Nokia users able to download shows such as ‘Johnny Bravo’ and ‘Dexter’s Laboratory’ straight to their handsets. Cartoon Network – owned by Turner Broadcasting – will use Nokia’s Content Discoverer application to host content. The pair will deliver clips, games […]

Nokia tips India as second-largest market

India is set to become the second largest market for Nokia by 2008 the company said Monday. In an interview with The Hindu newspaper, Nokia’s CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo said that the Finish manufacturer was making marked progress in the emerging region and that he believed Nokia was well ahead of its rivals there. Nokia is, […]

Nokia to do WiMax handsets in 2008

sometime in 2008, the firm said Wednesday. The world’s biggest producer of mobile phones revealed plans for the technology as it rolled out a WiMAX-enabled version of its lightweight base station. While stationary computers can connect to WiMAX today, there will not be a mobile version available till later this year which gives Nokia more […]

European vendors face off in monster GSM deal

European equipment vendors Ericsson, Nokia and Siemens are understood to be the final three players in the running for what is thought to be the world’s biggest ever GSM network tender. Indian operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) announced the monster tender, estimated to be worth between $4bn and $5bn (£2bn to £2.7bn), earlier this […]

Orange, Nokia in Signature deal

French operator Orange stepped up its Signature phone strategy Wednesday, announcing a partnership with Nokia that will allow increased customisation of Symbian S60 devices. Under the agreement, Nokia is to create an Orange specific software package to complement the Symbian S60 OS. This aim is to help S60 device manufacturers benefit from greater cost efficiency […]

BlackBerry to lose its crown – analyst

The Blackberry’s position as the dominant mobile email solution is coming to an end according to industry analyst IDC . The analyst group says Microsoft’s involvement with Motorola, Palm, and others, as well as Nokia’s commitment to an end-to-end strategy, threaten the Blackberry’s stronghold in the enterprise market. Viewing the mobile email arena as “a […]

Intel to deliver HSDPA notebooks

Finnish vendor Nokia has climbed into bed with chip giant Intel to deliver HSDPA mobile broadband connectivity to notebook users. Although 3G and HSDPA data cards are already available for notebook users, the Nokia module will be integrated with the next-generation Intel Centrino Duo platform, offering HSDPA connectivity as an embedded option. Mooly Eden, vice […]

Nokia rolls out MS Live search

Finnish mobile vendor Nokia said Thursday it has reached an agreement with Microsoft to integrate the Redmond Giant’s Live search capabilities into its mobile platform. Consumers will be able to access Live Search directly from their Nokia Nseries handsets, or “multimedia computers” as Nokia calls them, as well as other compatible Nokia S60 devices. In […]

Nokia nabs Eur 2bn deal with China

The world’s leading mobile phone manufacturer, Nokia, on Tuesday signed agreements with its customers China Mobile and PTAC in a deal worth more than Eur 2bn for the full year 2006. In what is a major coup for the Finnish market leader, the group employed pomp and ceremony to celebrate the deal Which was attended […]

Moto and Nokia team up on mobile TV

Mobile handset manufacturers Nokia and Motorola said on Monday that they have inked a deal to cooperate on mobile television interoperability. In a statement the firms said the aim of the deal is to achieve interoperability among the companies’ DVB-H enabled devices and network services. The handset manufacturers will work together to support solutions based […]

Nokia puts the Snort on security

Finnish equipment vendor Nokia has teamed up with security vendor Sourcefire, to put the Snort open source intrusion detection system on Nokia’s high end IP kit. Snort is widely regarded as the de facto standard for intrusion prevention and Nokia will offer the technology on its IP Security Platforms for traditional and mobile environments, based […]

Nokia wins Norwegian contract

Norwegian operator Telenor has awarded Finnish manufacturer Nokia a global frame agreement for its cellular networks. Under the agreement, Nokia will supply Telenor with Nokia Hopper microwave radios to be used for transmission from both base stations and fixed applications when new sites are deployed, or an increase in capacity is needed. The agreement covers […]

Nokia snaps up Loudeye

Nokia, the world’s leading mobile handset vendor, Tuesday announced a $60m (£31.5m) deal to acquire mobile music platform Loudeye. The Finnish company, which now refers to top end handsets as “multimedia computers”, plans to use the acquisition to put mobile music services and applications on the device as well as giving users the ability to […]

Nokia launches first UMA pilot over WLAN

The world’s largest mobile manufacturer, Nokia, has begun testing the performance of its fixed-mobile convergence technologies, using the 6136 handset and UMA over WLAN. The company has fifty families in its native Finland, testing the technology over the next two months, it said on Thursday. The company chose Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) because users are […]

ITC investigates Nokia in US

In an escalation in the spat between Nokia and Qualcomm, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has started an investigation into whether Nokia Corp. and Nokia Inc. have been involved in unfair practices against the CDMA giant. The allegation is that the Nokias have been importing and selling handsets, wireless devices and other unspecified components […]

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