Elisa cites 900MHz 3G cost-savings of up to 70%
Finnish mobile operator Elisa claims to have made capex and opex savings of between 50 and 70 percent by deploying 3G services in the 900MHz rather than 2100MHz spectrum band.
DNA to build-out 3G in 900 MHz band
Finland’s DNA is the latest operator to turn attention to the 900 MHz spectrum band, stating it is “constructing hundreds of UMTS 900 MHz base stations” throughout the country.
Finland’s Sonera to rollout HSPA in 900MHz
Finland’s largest mobile operator Sonera is to follow domestic rivals DNA and Elisa by using the 900MHz frequency band for build out of some of its 3G network.
Finland awards LTE spectrum in ‘lower cost’ 1.8GHz
The Finnish regulator has awarded additional spectrum frequencies suitable for LTE to the country’s three largest mobile operators, TeliaSonera, Elisa and DNA.
Elisa, NSN claim 3G first
Finnish operator Elisa and Nokia Siemens Networks claim to have demonstrated a new technology that allows operators to increase voice capacity of their 3G networks, potentially up to double the baseline capacity.
NSN upgrades Elisa
Nokia Siemens Networks is upgrading Finnish operator Elisa’s network, to enable deployment of HSPA+ technology. Specific details were not disclosed.
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