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Nkom gets application for 3.4-3.8 GHz spectrum on Svalbard, invites competing bids

Published 19 Dec 2019 14:00 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Norwegian communications regulator Nkom said it has received an application for a permit to use 3,400-3,800 MHz spectrum on Svalbard, and is inviting any other bids by 24 ...

Telenor Norway starts Svalbard 5G pilot on 20 October

Published 14 Oct 2019 12:53 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Telenor Norway said it will start its Svalbard 5G pilot on 20 October. The trial will take place in Longyearbyen, the principal town on the archipelago, and will see how the ...

Telenor appoints new head of Svalbard operations

Published 13 Jun 2019 12:40 CET | Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Telenor has announced the appointment of Christian Skottun as head of Telenor Svalbard from 01 September. He succeeds Guttorm Hansen, who is stepping down after five years in ...

Telenor uses IoT to measure avalanche risk on Svalbard

Published 08 Feb 2019 12:34 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Telenor said it has begun a pilot project to improve avalanche warnings. In 2015 and 2016, large avalanches hit Longyearbyen on Svalbard. Weather reports prior to the 2015 ...

Space Norway must improve security of Svalbard cable

Published 24 Dec 2018 12:04 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Norwegian communications regulator Nkom and the Norwegian Security Authority (NSM) have given Space Norway until 18 February 2019 to rectify problems identified on the ...

Nkom seeks bids for 700 MHz permits on Svalbard

Published 12 Jul 2018 13:18 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Norwegian telecoms regulator Nkom is inviting applications for permits to use the 700 MHz frequency band on Svalbard. The deadline to bid for available frequencies is 31 ...

Coriant wins Uninett order for north Norway research base

Published 08 Jun 2015 12:29 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Coriant, which supplies SDN-enabled networking systems, said it has been selected by Uninett, a non-profit provider of telecom and data network connections to Norwegian ...

Telenor says telecoms link to Svalbard is restored

Published 03 Jun 2014 12:24 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Telenor said communications between mainland Norway and Svalbard have resumed after a defect found in transmission equipment in Harstad on 02 June was corrected. The cable to ...

Telenor invests NOK 12 mln in Svalbard's capital

Published 31 Mar 2014 12:09 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Telenor Norway said Longyearbyen, the capital of the island of Svalbard, is one of the world's most advanced digital communities as it has provided the settlement with fibre ...

Norway PT gets application for 800 MHz band Svalbard permit

Published 26 Mar 2014 12:48 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Norwegian postal and telecoms regulator PT said it has received an application for a permit to use spectrum in the 800 MHz band on Svalbard. Any competing applications should ...

PT gets application for Svalbard spectrum in 1800 MHz band

Published 03 Sep 2013 10:34 CET | Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Norwegian postal and telecommunications regulator PT said it has received an application for a permit to use a 20 MHz duplex block of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band on the ...

Norway PT receives bid for frequencies on Svalbard

Published 18 Mar 2013 11:57 CET | Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Norwegian postal and telecommunications regulator PT said it received an application for a 20 MHz duplex block of frequencies in the 2 GHz band for use on the island of ...

Telenor launches 4G/LTE network in Svalbard

Published 30 May 2011 13:13 CET | Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Telenor is celebrating 100 years since opening its first telegraph station in Svalbard in 1911. To mark the event, Telenor has launched the world's northernmost 4G/LTE ...