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Polkomtel subscribers to benefit from high-speed, smartphone-friendly network

March 1, 2010

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WARSAW, and ESPOO, Finland -- Poland’s Polkomtel S.A. is increasing its mobile broadband coverage and capacity to provide its subscribers with improved mobile Internet and multimedia services. Nokia Siemens Networks is extending and modernizing Polkomtel’s 3G/HSPA network to make it smartphone friendly and prepare it for the next generation of mobile broadband. The improvements will ensure the network is better able to efficiently handle the data surge sparked by the growing number high-speed data customers as well as that of smart devices.

“To maintain our leadership in providing valuable new services to Polish subscribers , we have decided to upgrade our network for higher speeds and more capacity,” said Miguel Marin, chief technology officer, board member of Polkomtel S.A. “This upgrade will not only prepare our network to handle new technologies like HSPA+ 28,8 or 42 Mbps, but will also help us benefit from the lower energy consumption, and signaling efficiencies of Nokia Siemens Networks’ smartphone friendly technology.”

“Our innovation will bring Polish users a faster broadband experience” said Robert Zajac, head of the Polkomtel Customer Team at Nokia Siemens Networks. “This agreement underlines our long-term, successful partnership with Polkomtel, and allows us to look together towards the future of mobile broadband.”

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