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TeliaSonera selects Huawei and Ericsson to build mobile network in Norway

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TeliaSonera has announced plans to roll out a new, modern radio network in Norway to offer increased coverage and speed. Huawei and Ericsson have been selected to build the combined 2G/ 3G/4G radio network.

Huawei is providing equipment for the southern part of the network and Ericsson for the northern part.

“We are building a new, world class mobile network in Norway with 2G, 3G and 4G access to offer our customers a major coverage and speed improvement. We have selected Huawei and Ericsson to deliver the network based on their high quality technology and competitive total solutions, “ says Claes Nycander, CTO of Mobility Services at TeliaSonera.

According to TeliaSonera, 95 percent of the Norwegian population will have 3G coverage and 89 percent of the population will have access to 4G services in 2012.

Ericsson will deliver the multi-standard radio base station RBS 6000 and related services including network roll-out, implementation and support. The contract also includes Ericsson's microwave technology MINI-LINK.

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