Monday, November 16, 2009

Telenor Denmark Selects NSN for HSPA+ and LTE

Telenor Denmark has selected Nokia Siemens Networks for a full upgrade of its 2G and 3G radio network to provide nationwide EDGE, HSPA and HSPA+ services based on its award winning Flexi Multiradio base station. The network will also be ready for LTE services. The agreement is for 6 years. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"This is the largest network upgrade we have ever made. We are improving capacity, stability and speed and will be able to offer consumers better mobile broadband services. The agreement will both deliver immediate network improvements and build a network that is ready to meet future consumer demands," said Henrik Clausen, CEO for Telenor in Denmark.

"As our first LTE agreement in a Nordic country, this is an important reference showcasing our capabilities in network technologies today and far into the future," said Joe Doering, head of North and East European region, Nokia Siemens Networks. "Having worked with Telenor over many years, we know we are best placed to support its efforts to offer superior mobile broadband to the Danish market."

  • As of 30 September 2009, Telenor Denmark had 2.0 million mobile subscriptions, 262,000 broadband subscriptions and 284,000 fixed telephony subscriptions (including VoIP). As at 30 September 2009, the mobile penetration and number of inhabitants in Denmark were 131% and 5.5 million, respectively.