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Press Release -- October 13th, 2015
Source: Nokia Siemens Networks

Nokia Networks signs major TD-LTE-Advanced deal with China Mobile, reinforces position as largest non-Chinese vendor

  • Further expands its TD-LTE footprint with deployment of Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Stations across the country, supporting 18 provinces and mega cities including Beijing, Guangdong and Shanghai
  • Nokia Networks’ services expertise assures best network performance for hundreds of millions of China Mobile subscribers
  • Nokia carrier aggregation and Flexi Zone small cells will provide increased capacity and coverage in China Mobile’s network, thus driving additional user traffic

Beijing, China – 13 October 2015

Nokia Networks has been commissioned to provide its latest TD-LTE-Advanced technology to China Mobile. The world’s biggest mobile operator plans to deploy one million TD-LTE base stations by the end of 2015, with Nokia Networks being the largest non-Chinese vendor. The new deal marks the third phase of an ongoing TD-LTE deployment with China Mobile and another milestone in the successful co-operation between the two companies. With this network upgrade and expansion, even more China Mobile subscribers will benefit from high-quality mobile broadband connectivity, extended coverage and capacity, and super-fast Internet response times.

Nokia Networks’ services expertise and experience from past global achievements* will ensure the rapid and smooth execution of China Mobile’s comprehensive TD-LTE rollout project.

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Products and services delivered by Nokia Networks:

  • TD-LTE-Advanced technology, based on the Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station, to support a wide range of frequency bands including 2.6 GHz (band 41), 2.3 GHz (band 40) and 1.9 GHz (band 39)
  • Carrier aggregation software for both macro and small cells to efficiently combine the various spectrums for faster data transmission
  • Flexi Zone small cells, including the Flexi Zone Controller, to help China Mobile support high-traffic indoor and outdoor locations
  • Extensive Network Planning and Optimization services including small cell planning, performance assurance and optimization to maximize the return on investment from new software features
  • Network Implementation, Systems Integration and Care services integrated in Global Service Delivery to ensure a swift and seamless rollout and high network quality

Mike Wang, President of Greater China, Nokia Networks, said: “This new TD-LTE-Advanced deal is a big achievement that makes us the number one non-Chinese network vendor in China for the third year in a row. We are proud to support China Mobile with this network expansion project, further building on over 20 years of partnership.”

Recent highlights of the successful co-operation between China Mobile and Nokia Networks:

Did you know?

As of September 2015, Nokia Networks has more than 50 commercial references on six continents for the delivery of TD-LTE radio technology.


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TAGS: China Mobile, LTE, TD-LTE, TD-LTE-Advanced, network expansion, network upgrade, Nokia Networks

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