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Elisa sets up fibre network construction venture with Lounea

Published 18 Jan 2021 09:32 CET | Finland

Elisa has announced the establishment of a joint venture with Lounea, which operates in Western Finland, to create a nationwide fibre network, starting with pilot sites early ...

Elisa provides proprietary Finnish language recognition to business customers including YLE

Published 15 Jan 2021 14:44 CET | Finland

Elisa said it uses Finnish language recognition its own services and now offers this as a service to business customers, too.  It said its Finnish speech and text recognition ...

Fidesmo and SEB extend Fidesmo Pay to Denmark and Finland

Published 15 Jan 2021 14:23 CET | Denmark, Finland

Swedish contactless payment wearables technology company Fidesmo said it and the bank SEB are expanding their cooperation by extending Fidesmo Pay to Denmark and Finland. SEB ...

Finnish govt earmarks EUR 6 mln for cyber security programme for 2022-2025

Published 15 Jan 2021 12:55 CET | Finland

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications said it has put a draft Government Resolution on Cyber Security Development Programme out to hearing with a 03 February ...

Digita agrees to buy around 100 masts from Cinia

Published 12 Jan 2021 13:05 CET | Finland

Finnish transmission services provider Digita said it has agreed to acquire all of Cinia's 100 or so masts. Ari-Jussi Knaapila, CEO of Cinia, said the company's goal is to ...

Nokia, Kalmar expand cooperation to new port and cargo handling automation services

Published 12 Jan 2021 12:05 CET | Finland, World

Nokia and Cargotec subsidiary Kalmar have announced an extension to their collaboration to provide new automation services for ports and intermodal terminal. They will ...

Finland's new telecoms act enters force to facilitate 5G base station set-up, raise minimum broadband speed

Published 08 Jan 2021 10:03 CET | Finland

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communication said that the Act on Electronic Communications Services entered force on 01 January 2021. It aims to improve consumer ...

Telia signs up Ramboll to Telia Crowd Insights for public transport and urban planning services in Nordic countries

Published 08 Jan 2021 09:34 CET | Finland, Scandinavia

Telia Company has announced that Ramboll has contracted its Big Data service, Telia Crowd Insights. Their agreement covers broad use of mobility data in transport, urban ...

DNA broadcasts Koti TV to keep elderly viewers active

Published 05 Jan 2021 13:49 CET | Finland

Finnish operator DNA said a new television station called Koti TV aimed at older viewers will start broadcasting on channel 66 on its cable network on 07 January. It began ...

Finnish operators name Samsung Galaxy A20 and iPhone 11 as best-selling phones of 2020

Published 04 Jan 2021 12:34 CET | Finland

Samsung's Galaxy A20e was the best-selling smartphone for 2020 as a whole at Telia Finland and at Elisa and came second at DNA to the Apple standard iPhone 11. The iPhone 11 ...

Elisa picks Hartola for 64th Finnish 5G network

Published 31 Dec 2020 12:32 CET | Finland

Elisa has announced Hartola as the location for its 64th Finnish 5G network, starting with the town centre. Kalle Lehtinen, Hame regional director at Elisa, said the new ...

Finnish EUR 5 mln broadband subsidies for 2021 get the go-ahead

Published 31 Dec 2020 12:18 CET | Finland

The Finnish Transport and Communications Ministry said the Act on Broadband Construction Aid will enter force on 01 January 2021 following its approval by the president of ...

DNA says home fixed 5G wireless customers used 75% more data in summer than standard 5G hub

Published 30 Dec 2020 12:26 CET | Finland

Finnish operator DNA said that customers of its residential 5G fixed wireless service, DNA Koti 5G, use almost 75 percent more data traffic than those on 4G. The Telenor ...

Elisa opens 5G network in Mantsala

Published 30 Dec 2020 11:51 CET | Finland

Finnish operator Elisa has announced Mantsala as the location for its 63rd 5G network. It will initially cover the centre of the town, which is in the Uusimaa region, as well ...

DNA comes top in Omnitele mobile internet test at average download speed of 313 Mbps

Published 29 Dec 2020 12:19 CET | Finland

Finnish company Omnitele said a survey of mobile internet speeds it did in the ten largest cities in Finland in November and December found that DNA provided the fastest ...

Elisa reports 60% rise in smart watch sales in Finland in 2020

Published 28 Dec 2020 14:10 CET | Finland

Finnish operator Elisa said that 2020 will go down in history as an exceptional year, in what must be an unspoken reference to the coronavirus pandemic. Sales of smart ...

Telia Finland extends talks for foreign language channel distribution on cable and IPTV networks

Published 23 Dec 2020 12:44 CET | Finland

Telia Finland said the copyright organisations Kopiosto and Teosto, as well as FiCom and its operator members, will continue negotiations on the terms for distribution of ...

IBM to acquire hybrid cloud consultancy Nordcloud

Published 22 Dec 2020 13:46 CET | Finland, World

IBM has agreed to acquire Nordcloud, an European specialist in cloud implementation, application transformation and managed services headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. IBM ...

Elisa opens 62nd Finnish 5G network in Raseborg

Published 22 Dec 2020 13:01 CET | Finland

Elisa said it has now reached 62 Finnish 5G locations, the most recent of which is in Raseborg. The Raseborg 5G network is initially available in districts including Ekenas, ...

DNA appoints Stromberg to succeed Karppinen as CFO in February

Published 21 Dec 2020 13:47 CET | Finland

Telenor's Finnish arm, DNA, has appointed Maria Stromberg as its CFO and member of its executive management on 01 February 2021. She has previously worked as head of the ...

Rovio promotes Games chief Pelletier-Normand to CEO

Published 21 Dec 2020 08:46 CET | Finland, World

Rovio Entertainment has appointed a new CEO, Alexandre Pelletier-Normand, from 1 January. The new CEO will succeed Kati Levoranta, who announced in the fall that she would be ...

Elisa opens spring e-sports competition to players from Sweden, Norway and Denmark

Published 18 Dec 2020 14:44 CET | Finland, Scandinavia

Finnish operator Elisa said it is expanding its e-sports operations to Sweden, Norway and Denmark by hosting the spring Elisa Nordic Championship 2021 tournament on the ...

Digita says Liiga ice hockey coverage returns to aerial TV network

Published 18 Dec 2020 13:11 CET | Finland

Finnish operator Digita said that after a long break, television viewers watching via the aerial network will be able to see top ice hockey league matches again. The Telia ...

Eltel extends fixed, mobile Telia contract in Finland by 3 years

Published 16 Dec 2020 13:31 CET | Finland

Eltel said its communications business in Finland has extended its fixed and mobile services contract with Telia by three years. The contract extension, worth about EUR 110 ...

Elisa expand 5G network in Lahti

Published 15 Dec 2020 14:49 CET | Finland

Finnish operator Elisa said it has expanded the 5G network that it opened in 2019 and now the network has been significantly expanded to reach the stadium area, Patoniity, ...

 

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