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BARCELONA, Spain -- Nokia Siemens Networks is highlighting TD-LTE innovation at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. This includes a demonstration of data traffic offloading between TD-LTE and FDD-LTE* using the company’s Single RAN Advanced Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station and a commercially available dual-mode (FDD and TDD) end-user device. The demonstration, and the company’s commercial momentum in TD-LTE, will be highlighted by Rajeev Suri in a keynote address to the Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) Summit on February 26, the second day of the Barcelona event. The capability to offload traffic between TD-LTE and FDD-LTE networks paves the way for operators to optimize the use of both FDD-LTE and TD-LTE services. The demonstration is further evidence of Nokia Siemens Networks’ commitment to the globalization and commercialization of TD-LTE as part of its overall LTE strategy. “Many operators with FDD-LTE networks also own spectrum suitable for TD-LTE services,” said Tero Peltola, head of the LTE business line, Nokia Siemens Networks. “With offloading capability, the two LTE modes can work hand in glove. As multimode devices supporting both FDD and TD-LTE become more common, operators will be able to take full advantage of their spectrum allocations and deploy TD-LTE as an integral part of their overall mobile broadband service.” Nokia Siemens Networks

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