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Press Release -- September 5th, 2013
Source: Nokia Siemens Networks
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NSN delivers 4G LTE equipment to Tele2 Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands – September 5, 2013

Radio network deployment to improve mobile broadband experience

Nokia Solutions and Networks will implement an LTE* (Long Term Evolution) network for Tele2 Netherlands. Under the contract, NSN is the supplier of the nationwide greenfield radio access network and related services to enable new 4G services, using the operator’s 2600 MHz and 800 MHz frequency bands.

“With the ever increasing demand to deliver high-bandwidth data services any time, anywhere, operators need to evolve their networks to adopt new technologies like LTE,” said Peter Wennerstrom, head of Tele2 global account team at NSN. “We are pleased to be entrusted with this project to help Tele2 build a highly innovative 4G network.”

Under the contract, NSN will provide its Single RAN advanced** (radio access network) platform, which is based on its award-wining, energy-efficient Flexi Multiradio 10 Base*** Station. As well as providing the NSN Radio Access security solution for authentication and data protection, the company will also implement the NetAct network management system to enable consolidated configuration, monitoring and optimization of the operator’s LTE network.

Professional services for the Tele2 network deployment include network planning and care services, such as hardware and software maintenance and competence development services.

For more information on NSN’s mobile broadband capabilities, including a video overview, follow this link. To share your thoughts on the topic, join the discussion with @NSNtweets on Twitter using #mobilebroadband and #LTE.

About NSN

Nokia Solutions and Networks is the world’s specialist in mobile broadband. From the first ever call on GSM, to the first call on LTE, we operate at the forefront of each generation of mobile technology. Our global experts invent the new capabilities our customers need in their networks. We provide the world’s most efficient mobile networks, the intelligence to maximize the value of those networks, and the services to make it all work seamlessly.

With headquarters in Espoo, Finland, we operate in over 120 countries and had net sales of approximately 13.4 billion euros in 2012. NSN is wholly owned by Nokia Corporation.
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Notes:
* NSN is a leader in the commercialization and innovation of Long Term Evolution (LTE), serving millions of LTE subscribers in commercial FDD-LTE and TD-LTE networks worldwide. In fact, we are a supplier to close to 60 commercial LTE operators which account for 45% of all LTE subscribers. Our unique track record is based on award-winning platforms like the multi-technology, compact, modular and weatherproof Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station and the ingenious Liquid Radio LTE Software Suite and Smart Scheduler to maximize performance and optimize the use of radio spectrum.

NSN’s Global Services enable operators to safely move towards LTE with the highest quality possible and ensure fast and reliable network rollouts with end-to-end network integration to Customer Experience Management. Our industry-leading Security solutions enable operators to provide secure subscriber services while our Network Planning and Optimization services support a smooth transition with Refarming Services, LTE Planning, iSon Services, LTE Optimization and Services for VoLTE.

** NSN’s Single RAN Advanced simplifies macro radio access networks and makes network investments future-proof. It consists of multi-purpose hardware solutions which support software for GSM, WCDMA and LTE technologies, and the award-winning Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station, Flexi Compact Base Station, and Multicontroller RNC/BSC platform. These, combined with our Single RAN Transport solution and innovative Liquid Radio GSM Software Suite, optimize the use of radio spectrum and enable LTE and WCDMA refarming.

Today, NSN’s Single RAN Advanced has been adopted by over 300 operators worldwide and has over 80 refarming and 65 refarming sharing references, including the world’s first WCDMA refarming network implementation in 2007.

*** NSN’s award-winning, multi-technology, compact, modular and weatherproof Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station supports the market-leading platform throughput of 10 Gbps and the capability for 1.6 Gbps LTE subscriber speeds. The product is based on the company’s successful Flexi Multiradio BTS platform introduced in 2007, enabling innovative, high-capacity and energy- efficient base station sites. It boasts a 70% improvement in power consumption compared to a traditional cabinet based site. More than 230 operators use our Flexi Multiradio and Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Stations globally.

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