Telenor launches 4G/LTE network in Svalbard

Monday 30 May 2011 | 13:13 CET | News
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 network in Longyearbyen. Telenor Svalbard's main role is the transmission of all environmental, weather and climatic data from satellites crossing the Arctic ice sheet. 14 satellites report to the world's hubs via Telenor's global network. Through northern coastal radio stations, it also serves Norway's International Maritime Organization (IMO) responsibility for safety at sea, covering an area from Scotland to the North Pole.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telenor
Countries: Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
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