Nokia Siemens Networks To Supply Tele2 LTE Networks In Baltics Countries
Tele2 has selected Nokia Siemens Networks as the supplier of the operator’s 4G, LTE radio and core network in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to provide superior mobile broadband with faster data speeds and improved coverage. In addition, the company will modernize and expand Tele2’s GSM and 3G networks.
“We wanted to further improve the coverage and quality of mobile services for our customers by expanding and upgrading our existing networks to the latest technology. In addition, with increased adoption of smart devices and demand for high speed data services, we want to build LTE networks in the Baltics,” said Niklas Sonkin, Central Europe and Eurasia market area director, Tele2.
Under the contract, Nokia Siemens Networks is providing Tele2 with its advanced radio and core network elements to modernize and expand its networks. As part of its radio network, the company is providing its compact Flexi Multiradio Base Stations, multi controller radio network controllers (mcRNC) and multi controller base station controllers (mc BSC). As part of its core network, the company is providing its voice core network elements including its Liquid Core based open Mobile Switching Centre Server (MSS) and open Media Gateway (MGW). In addition, the company is providing its Evolved Packet Core (EPC) platform, including Flexi NS (network server), Flexi NG (network gateway) and Liquid Core based SGSN (serving GPRS support node.