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NSN, China Mobile test TD-LTE femtocells

As LTE continues to gather industry momentum, vendors and operators are turning their attention to the problem of indoor coverage, which has dogged 3G deployments worldwide.

NSN claims first call on commercial LTE kit

Next generation wireless standard LTE continues to pick up steam, with infrastructure vendor Nokia Siemens Networks this week claiming to have made the world’s first call using commercial and standards compliant LTE kit.

Greenland gets 3G network

Greenland’s only mobile operator, Tele Greenland, has struck a deal with Nokia Siemens Networks to bring 3G services to the far north of Western Europe.

Ashish Chowdhary named as head of services at NSN

Ashish Chowdhary has been appointed to lead the services business at equipment vendor Nokia Siemens Networks, when the current head, Rajeev Suri, becomes chief executive officer of the firm.

Ericsson wins Nortel LTE, CDMA auction

Swedish equipment vendor Ericsson emerged as the highest bidder for Nortel’s LTE and CDMA assets in a 12 hour auction which took place on Friday.

RIM attacks Nortel for rejecting offer for CDMA, LTE assets

Canadian handset vendor Research In Motion (RIM) has come out swinging against compatriot firm Nortel, alleging that the infrastructure vendor, which is in the process of selling itself off, has obstructed its attempts to purchase assets.

Nokia profits hit major slide in second quarter

Monster handset and equipment vendor Nokia continued the gloomy economic theme on Thursday, as second quarter net profit slid to €287m, from €1bn in the same period last year.

Nortel 4G patents may not be worth that much

Embattled Canadian vendor Nortel may have held on to some of its key LTE patents when it flogged much of its mobile business to Nokia Siemens Networks last month, but there is some debate as to whether that IPR will be the nice little earner Nortel hopes.

NSN, Juniper eye up IP-Optical partnership

Kit vendor Nokia Siemens Networks and security and infrastructure firm Juniper Networks cosied up even closer on Tuesday, pooling their respective resources in optical and IP networking.

UK operators adopt managed networks approach

The World’s Biggest Operator by Revenues, Vodafone, put paid to rumours of a network sharing agreement with fellow UK carrier O2 on Wednesday, by announcing a managed services contract with Ericsson.

DoCoMo taps NSN, Fujitsu for LTE core

Setting the pace for adoption of next generation wireless broadband technology, Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo has tapped Fujitsu and Nokia Siemens Networks for an LTE core network. According to an announcement released Monday, DoCoMo has tapped Fujitsu to implement NSN’s core Long Term Evolution (LTE) platform, which the Japanese operator also calls Super 3G. The […]

Blyk brings in NSN to help with expansion

Ad funded MVNO Blyk announced plans to expand into Belgium on Thursday, tapping Nokia Siemens Networks to host its core network. Blyk, which launched its first services in the UK just over a year ago, is unusual no just in the fact that it has an ad funded business model, but also in that it […]

Nokia, NSN and Huawei strike wireless patent deal

Kit vendor Nokia Siemens Networks and its Finnish parent Nokia have struck a patent licensing agreement with Chinese manufacturer Huawei. On Monday, the firms said that the deal covers all standards essential patents relating to GSM, WCDMA, CDMA2000, optical networking, datacom and WiMAX in mobile devices, infrastructure and services. Ilkka Rahnasto, VP of Intellectual Property […]

Nokia ups its game in service management space

Monster kit vendor Nokia Siemens Networks said Monday it plans to expand its customer base in the service management space through a range of new channel partners. The initiative will see NSN target the service management software business by collaborating with KlugCom, P3 Solutions, Subex and Theta Networks. NSN said these channel partners would give […]

Nokia Siemens names new finance chief

Mega vendor Nokia Siemens Networks named Luca Maestri as incoming chief financial officer on Thursday, as incumbent CFO Eric Simonsen prepares to retire. Maestri is to join the Finnish-German firm on October 1, moving from General Motors, where he most recently held the position of CFO for General Motors Europe. The new finance head will […]

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