SFR Selects Nokia Siemens Networks, Launches LTE in Paris La Défense
French carrier SFR has launched commercial LTE services in Paris La Défense. Operator has selected Nokia Siemens Networks as radio supplier to implement its 4G LTE network and upgrade its existing GSM and 3G networks in major French cities. As part of the agreement, Nokia Siemens Networks is supporting SFR with the launch of its 4G service with networks in Paris and Paris La Défense European business district.
Under the contract, Nokia Siemens Networks will provide its high-capacity Liquid Radio solution built on the Single Radio Access Network (RAN) platform with Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station. The company is also implementing the comprehensive mobile networks automation solution, Self-Organizing Networks (SON) for RAN. The contract also includes Nokia Siemens Networks’ NetAct network management system and a suite of associated software tools for consolidated configuration, monitoring, and network optimization across technologies.