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BT, Virgin Media ink new MVNO agreement in the UK

The new deal is set to extend the MVNO operation until 2021. British Telecommunications and Virgin Media signed a new five-year mobile virtual network operator agreement that will see BT Group's EE mobile unit provide wholesale mobile network services to Virgin Media, a subsidiary...

Huawei, Deutsche Telekom complete demo of 5G E2E autonomous network slicing

5G demo carried out at DT's lab in Bonn, Germany. Huawei and Deutsche Telekom said they completed a demonstration of what is claimed to be the world’s first "5G" end-to-end autonomous network slicing. The two companies had previously demonstrated an end-to-end system to validate...

Nokia Siemens awarded TeliaSonera contract

Nokia Siemens Networks said it has struck a deal with Nordic-based operator TeliaSonera to “modernize” the carrier’s network in Finland.The two-year deal calls for NSN to update TeliaSonera’s existing GSM and 3G networks and bolster the equipment for the rollout of LTE services using...

Contracts: Alcatel-Lucent adds Microsoft CRM; ZTE with Ncell; and more

Following are infrastructure contracts announced during the past week: Alcatel-Lucent Africa: With Microsoft to extend customer management solution to include Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The customer management solution is part of Alcatel-Lucent's Business Support System (BSS) suite which includes customer information systems such as call...

@ MWC: Single RAN solution just beginning of next-gen networks

BARCELONA, Spain – Single radio access networks are just the beginning of how new wireless networks should be architected, said Dr. Bernhard Scholl, VP, Deutsche Telekom, during a panel at the LTE Forum here. The baseband components need to be able to support different...

Russia: Market leader MTS explains the unique market

Editor's Note: RCR Wireless News Editor Sylvie Barak delved deep into the Russian wireless landscape during a recent trip to the country. She delivered a feature report for RCR Wireless News that was included in our November Special Edition. Click here ...

TeliaSonera, Telenor take differing approaches to LTE

OSLO, Norway--When it comes to 4G LTE rollouts, Scandinavia is right at the leading edge, but that doesn't mean all Nordic operators take the same view of how it will all pan out, or what business models will work.Speaking at the MBB Global Forum...

Analyst Angle: A market perspective on LTE's rollout

Editor's Note: This article is an excerpt from RCR Wireless News' May Special Edition, "Enabling the Mobile Revolution – Mobile Chips, Devices and Accessories." The 80-page special edition is available here.Long Term Evolution or LTE, a next-generation 3G technology that uses ODFMA (Orthogonal Frequency...

Nokia finds willing partner in Digita for DVB-H service in Finland

ESPOO, Finland—Nokia Corp. says it won a contract to supply its DVB-H mobile TV platform to Finnish radio and TV services distributor Digita Oy. The companies said Nokia’s Broadcast Solution, the MBS 3.0, will support the broadcasting of different types of digital content such...

World Briefs

JAPANJapanese wireless carrier NTT DoCoMo Inc. said it will buy a stake in a U.S. mobile asset management provider. DoCoMo signed a joint venture and share subscription agreement with Ultra d.o.o., a Slovenian technology company. Under the agreement, DoCoMo will acquire a 49-percent equity...

Nokia to supply presence solution to TeliaSonera Finland

ESPOO, Finland-TeliaSonera Finland has selected Nokia Corp. to provide its solution for presence, a service that allows mobile users to inform callers about their availability, whereabouts and preferred means of communication.The value of the deal was not disclosed.The first service offered by TeliaSonera Finland...

Finland’s Digita plans to build 450 MHz Flash-OFDM network

The Government of Finland granted a wireless operating license in the 450 MHz spectrum band to Digita Oy, which plans to deploy a wireless data network using Flarion Technologies Inc.'s Flash-OFDM technology. The license requires Digita Oy to to lease capacity on the network...

Finland grants license for 450 MHz Flash-OFDM network

The Government of Finland granted a wireless operating license in the 450 MHz spectrum band to Digita Oy, which plans to deploy a wireless data network using Flarion Technologies Inc.'s Flash-OFDM technology. The license requires Digita Oy to act only as a network operator,...

Mobile TV pushes further into European markets

The buzz surrounding mobile TV continues to grow with three separate announcements this week. Nokia Corp. is leading a seven-company team working to launch a pilot effort to test mobile TV technology and consumer experiences in the Finnish capital of Helsinki.MTV, Digita, Elisa, Nelonen,...

TeliaSonera sells Zed to Wisdom Ent.

STOCKHOLM, Sweden-TeliaSonera may finally have found a buyer for Sonera Zed Ltd. The Finnish-Swedish operator announced that it has agreed to sell its wireless data portal to Wisdom Entertainment, a Spanish interactive media group, for $37 million. The acquisition, which is pending approval of...

TeliaSonera sells Zed to Wisdom Entertainment

TeliaSonera may finally have found a buyer for Sonera Zed Ltd.The Finnish-Swedish operator announced that it has agreed to sell its wireless data portal to Wisdom Entertainment, a Spanish interactive media group, for $37 million. The acquisition, which is pending approval of the German...

TeliaSonera to delist from Nasdaq

STOCKHOLM, Sweden-Nordic operator TeliaSonera said it will delist from the U.S. Nasdaq Stock Market due to low trading volumes.The company is also listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and the Helsinki Exchanges. Only 0.3 percent of the company's traded volume in 2003 was on...

Enpocket announces second major purchase

NEW YORK-Wireless technology and content company Enpocket scored its second major acquisition, announcing the purchase of Helsinki-based mobile technology company Mobicus for an undisclosed amount. The firm said the acquisition would expand its customer roster and its technology offerings."We are thrilled to be acquiring...

Enpocket announces second major acquisition

Wireless technology and content company Enpocket scored its second major acquisition, announcing the purchase of Helsinki-based mobile technology company Mobicus for an undisclosed amount. The firm said the acquisition would expand its customer roster and its technology offerings."We are thrilled to be acquiring Mobicus...

Yahoo! sells back stake in Zed portal

HELSINKI, Finland-Internet portal Yahoo! dropped its stake in TeliaSonera's Zed wireless data portal, but said it will continue to offer co-branded services with Zed across Europe.Yahoo! purchased a 15-percent equity interest in Sonera Zed Ltd. in 2002 with an option to acquire the remaining...

Yahoo! sells back stake in Zed portal

Internet portal Yahoo! dropped its stake in TeliaSonera's Zed wireless data portal, but said it will continue to offer co-branded services with Zed across Europe.Yahoo! purchased a 15-percent equity interest in Sonera Zed Ltd. in 2002 with an option to acquire the remaining interests....

TeliaSonera announces job cuts

STOCKHOLM, Sweden-As expected, the merger of Sweden's Telia and Finland's Sonera will see layoffs in the second quarter of 2003, and TeliaSonera's Swedish and Finnish operations said they have both initiated discussions with personnel organizations. About 400 jobs will be cut in Finland, while...

Telemar group acquires Sonera MSS unit

HELSINKI, Finland-Sonera's mobile satellite division has been acquired by an international business group led by Italy's Compagnia Generale Telemar S.p.A. and Sweden's Laumar Marine AB.Telemar Finland, a branch of Telemar Satellite Services AB will take over all of Sonera's mobile satellite communication businesses and...

TeliaSonera announces mandatory redemption results

STOCKHOLM, Sweden-TeliaSonera announced that as of Feb. 5 holders of Sonera shares, including American Despository Shares, representing 4.4 percent of the shares and votes in Sonera have accepted TeliaSonera's mandatory redemption offer for the remaining shares.Following completion of the mandatory redemption offer, which expired...

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