Telenor Selects Huawei for LTE Network Trial in Norway

Published June 25th, 2009 - 08:17 GMT

Huawei, a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced that Norwegian operator, Telenor, the world's 7th largest provider of mobile communications, has chosen Huawei to provide LTE (Long Term Evolution) radio access and EPC (Evolved Packet Core)  equipment for its LTE trial in Oslo, Norway.
Aiming at testing services and applications, such as VOD (Video-On-Demand), VOIP (Voice-Over-Internet Protocol), network handover and network throughput, the LTE trial will involve Telenor’s Group Business Development & Research as well as several operating companies within the Group.
Yogesh Malik, Senior Vice President, Head of Technology & Sourcing, Telenor, says: “This is a milestone and an important step in better understanding the LTE capabilities and the LTE position in the overall broadband offering. We are very pleased to be working with Huawei on this trial. “
All the necessary equipments have been shipped to Oslo and installation has begun.
Wan Biao, President of Wireless, Huawei, said, “We are honored to support the LTE trial for Telenor, and we are fully confident in meeting performance expectation in the upcoming trial in Norway. With the most cutting-edge technologies and customized solutions based on LTE, Huawei is dedicated to enabling operators worldwide to smoothly evolve to high-quality LTE networks and achieve continuous success.”

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