Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Telefónica O2 Germany Selects NSN for Network Upgrades

Telefónica O2 Germany has selected Nokia Siemens Networks for a modernization problem aimed at reducing its overall network power consumption. In a separate deal, O2 has chosen Nokia Siemens Networks to carry out implementation services at more than 200 radio access sites. It is the first customer win for Nokia Siemens Networks service subsidiary in Germany, established in January 2008.

Under a wide-ranging 3-year contract, Nokia Siemens Networks will supply O2 Germany with its energy-efficient radio access solution, bringing at the same time environmental and operational benefits to the operator.

Nokia Siemens Networks also will upgrade the 3G network with the High-speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) software functionality to cover all Germany. Nokia Siemens Networks is supplying its EDGE software upgrade to bring high-speed data capability to the GSM network as well.

Under the separate service contract, Nokia Siemens Networks Services Deutschland will provide O2 in Germany with on demand system repair and maintenance services at all operator's locations to ensure undisturbed and quality network operation, while at the same providing operational benefits to O2. Financial terms were not disclosed.http://www.nokiasiemensnetworks.com

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