Tele2 Netherlands selected Nokia Solutions and Networks to supply a nationwide greenfield radio access network and related services to enable new 4G services. Tele2 Netherlands holds licenses for the 2600 MHz and 800 MHz frequency bands.
NSN will provide its Single RAN advanced platform, which is based on its 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. Financial terms were not disclosed.
"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."