Telenor Denmark Picks NSN

For full upgrade ofradio network for EDGE and HSPA+ services based on the latest LTE-capable Flexi Multiradio base station

November 17, 2009

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ESPOO, Finland -- Telenor Denmark has selected Nokia Siemens Networks for a full upgrade of Telenor Denmark’s 2G and 3G radio network for nationwide EDGE and HSPA/HSPA+ services based on the Nokia Siemens Networks single RAN (radio access network) technology. The network will also be ready for LTE services. The agreement is for 6 years.

“This is the largest network upgrade we have ever made. We are improving capacity, stability and speed and will be able to offer consumers better mobile broadband services. The agreement will both deliver immediate network improvements and build a network that is ready to meet future consumer demands,” said Henrik Clausen, CEO for Telenor in Denmark

“As our first LTE agreement in a Nordic country, this is an important reference showcasing our capabilities in network technologies today and far into the future,” said Joe Doering, head of North and East European region, Nokia Siemens Networks. “Having worked with Telenor over many years, we know we are best placed to support its efforts to offer superior mobile broadband to the Danish market.”

Nokia Siemens Networks will deliver to Telenor Denmark an upgrade to its 2G and 3G networks to provide nationwide EDGE, HSPA and HSPA+ services based on its award winning Flexi Multiradio base station. In addition, it is implementing a new IP backbone network in order to efficiently cater for the exponential growth in bandwidth that Telenor Denmark is currently experiencing.

The agreement has an important services elements, taking into account the total cost of ownership of building and maintaining an efficient mobile infrastructure, and rapidly rolling out new services. Nokia Siemens Networks will provide project management, network implementation, planning and optimization as well as software, hardware and competence development services to Telenor Denmark in order to secure a high quality, high availability network to Telenor Denmark at all times.

Nokia Networks

Telenor Group (Nasdaq: TELN)

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