0
Mobile & Wireless

Free Mobile selects Nokia Siemens Networks

Monday 15 February 2010 | 12:47 CET | News
Iliad, the parent company of France's fourth 3G licence holder, Free Mobile, has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to supply its core network equipment, NSN CEO Rajeev Suri announced at the Mobile World Congress, Reuters reports. An NSN spokesman added that a preliminary agreement had been signed and that a definitive deal was expected soon. The contract value was not disclosed, but French newspapers put it at around EUR 250 million. The companies confirmed that they had entered exclusive negotiations. A person close to the matter told Reuters that the deal with NSN covered the network core equipment, traditionally the most expensive part of a rollout. Alcatel-Lucent is one of the companies being considered to supply equipment for another part of the network, a much smaller contract.

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent / Free Mobile / Iliad / Nokia Siemens Networks
Countries: France
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.






3.5 hours
On average, people watch nearly 3.5 hours of TV per day
Netherlands  |  2014 Q2

Calendar   /   Industry Events

31 Oct TDC Q3 2014
31 Oct Sony fiscal Q2
31 Oct KDDI fiscal Q2
31 Oct NTT Docomo fiscal Q2
31 Oct HTC Q3 2014
31 Oct Ntelos Q3 2014
03 Nov Redline Communications Q3 2014
03 Nov Crexendo Q3 2014
03 Nov AIS Q3 2014
03 Nov Sprint Q3 2014
03 Nov TelecityGroup Q2 FY2014/15
03 Nov Earthlink Q3 2014
03 Nov Ruckus Wireless Q3 2014
03 Nov DSP Group Q3 2014
03 Nov MVNO Networking Congress
03 Nov RAN World
04 Nov Frontier Communications Q3 2014
04 Nov Com Hem Q3 2014
04 Nov Softbank fiscal Q2
04 Nov Motorola Solutions Q3 2014
04 Nov DISH Network Q3 2014
04 Nov IP Packet Optical Convergence
04 Nov TV Connect MENA
04 Nov CEM World Congress
05 Nov Sierra Wireless Q3 2014
05 Nov Level 3 Q3 2014
05 Nov Fairpoint Communications Q3 2014
05 Nov Liberty Global Q3 2014
05 Nov AVG Technologies Q3 2014
05 Nov Ixia Q3 2014
::: More Calendar Items