Huawei Technologies and one of the largest mobile service provider in the Scandinavian and Baltic countries, TeliaSonera claimed successful deployment of world’s first LTE commercial network in Oslo, Norway offerings speeds as high as 100 mbps and being almost 10 times faster than existing 3G networks.
TeliaSonera aims to offer services such as variety of high definition video programs including video conferencing via multiple terminal devices.
Mr. Kenneth Karlberg, President and Head of Mobility Services TeliaSonera, said, “We are very proud to be the first operator in the world to offer our customers 4G services. Thanks to the successful cooperation with Huawei, we can offer 4G to our customers in Oslo earlier than originally planned.”
Huawei’s provided TeliaSonera solutions addressing areas such as access network, core network, operation support system, and network planning and optimization.
Yu Chengdong, President of Huawei Europe, said, “In partnership with TeliaSonera, Huawei began this journey eleven months ago to introduce the world’s most advanced mobile broadband technology to the residents of Oslo. This milestone, which was achieved in a short period of time, reflects Huawei’s unwavering commitment towards accelerating the commercialization of LTE/SAE solutions. Operators such as TeliaSonera, are now able to to fully realize economic benefits from the many new applications that can only be made possible with ultra broadband services.”