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Press Release -- October 29th, 2013
Source: Nokia Siemens Networks

Oi Brasil set to offer high-speed mobile broadband services in Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil – October 29, 2013

Selects NSN to modernize network infrastructure for 4G, GSM and 3G services

Oi Brasil, one of Brazil’s leading operators, has selected Nokia Solutions and Networks to supply the infrastructure for its LTE (Long Term Evolution)* network. In addition to that, NSN will also upgrade the operator’s GSM and 3G networks across the country. Subscribers can look forward to a host of high-speed mobile broadband services.

Oi Brasil’s 4G network will offer a whole new range of data services and applications, enabling its users to enjoy a significantly better mobile broadband experience, especially in regions with higher mobile broadband demand.

Under the contract, NSN will transform Oi Brasil’s network in several regions to a Single RAN (Single Radio Access Network) system based on its Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station for GSM, 3G and LTE. As part of the core network, the company will provide its Liquid Core based Evolved Packet Core (EPC) platform. In addition, NSN will also deploy its Subscriber Data Management Platform** (SDM) including New Technology Home Location Register (NT-HLR) and One-NDS subscriber data management system for a centralized database repository independent of the application used.

The scope of the deal also includes network planning and optimization, systems integration and care services, including hardware and software services.

As of today, NSN has 94 commercial references for the delivery of LTE with leading customers in advanced mobile broadband markets such as Northern Europe, Japan, South Korea and the United States.

For more information on NSN’s mobile broadband capabilities, including a video overview, follow this link. To share your thoughts on the topic, join @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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*NSN is a leader in the commercialization and innovation of LTE and LTE-Advanced, with 94 LTE and TD-LTE network references worldwide. We are supplier to the world’s first three commercially launched LTE-Advanced networks and most of the largest networks by LTE subscriber count. 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 Subscriber Data Management(SDM), including One-NDS and New Technology Home Location Register (NT-HLR), is a central entity for mobile communication networks. It hosts all relevant subscriber information as well as network and mobility application information needed to allow a completely seamless communication in GSM, 3G and LTE networks worldwide. SDM architecture is based on the concept of separating application service logic (dataless NT HLR front end) and application data (One-NDS). Because of this architecture, the solution scales flexibly and is highly reliable, providing new value added functionalities for operators.

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