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China Mobile, NSN Complete Live VoLTE Test on TD-LTE

January 31, 2014 9:43 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) announced the completion of a VoLTE test on China Mobile’s TD-LTE network. NSN performed a live VoLTE call and ran through multiple test cases on a pre-commercial network in Fuzhou. NSN deployed its enhanced Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (eSRVCC) solution during the testing process.

NSN Chairman Ovesen to Step Down After Microsoft Deal Closes

December 30, 2013 10:06 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia today said that the head of its Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) business will step down...

Nokia Sells 8.8M Lumia Phones as Net Sales Hold Steady

October 29, 2013 10:05 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Nokia sold 8.8 million Lumia devices during its fiscal third quarter, breaking by 19 percent the...

Sold: Nokia Soars Nearly 40% on $7.2B Microsoft Buy

September 3, 2013 10:30 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Microsoft has officially agreed to acquire Nokia Corporation...

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NSN Rebrands as Nokia Solutions and Networks

August 7, 2013 9:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

In the wake of Nokia's buyout of Nokia Siemens Networks, the company has rebranded as Nokia Solutions and Networks and is now known as NSN. Nokia announced the acquisition of Siemens’ entire 50 percent stake in the joint venture back last month. NSN is now wholly owned by Nokia and will...

Nokia Buys Network Operations From Siemens

July 1, 2013 10:19 am | by Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press | News | Comments

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia said Monday that it will buy Siemens' half of their joint network operations in a 1.7 billion euro ($2.22 billion) deal, sending its shares surging more than 7 percent. The transaction, to be completed during the third quarter this year, will mean that the joint venture between Nokia Corp. and Germany's Siemens AG will become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Finland-based company.

NSN Launches Smart Networks for Smartphones

May 22, 2013 10:37 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

Talk to someone with Nokia Siemens Networks and you’ll find out they consider the mobile network to be a thinking, almost human, thing. Especially when the network is talking to a smartphone. NSN announced at CTIA 2013 Tuesday new software applications that let networks more easily manage...


First News Briefs for February 15, 2013

February 15, 2013 10:58 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks is launching a suite of products and services to help operators cut through the growing complexity of running mobile broadband networks. The new products and services are required as operators expand 3G networks, roll out LTE and deploy small cells.

Nokia Posts $10.7B Q4 Revenue, Proposes No Dividend

January 24, 2013 10:55 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Nokia put up fourth quarter 2012 revenue of around $10.7 billion on an earnings per share of $0.08, both of which beat analyst estimates for the quarter. The revenue marked a 20 percent decrease anually but an 11 percent increase over the previous quarter.

U.S. Cellular Completes Second Wave of LTE Rollout With Help from NSN

January 16, 2013 10:32 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Network (NSN) announced today that it has completed the second phase of U.S. Cellular's LTE service. According to a press release, NSN has successfully launched an LTE network for U.S. Cellular and its partner, King Street Wireless...

NSN: Be-All Model Can't Survive

May 8, 2012 12:18 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens decided it couldn't continue as an all-inclusive vendor providing products and services for all areas of the network, and thinks others can't either.

NSN Chief Shares High Expectations for LTE & NSN's Share of It

February 27, 2012 7:10 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

If you were ever wondering what was left of Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) after a series of divestitures and acquisitions, the company's CEO let it be known at MWC Sunday evening...


One More LightSquared Casualty: Vendors

February 16, 2012 12:18 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC's plan to kill LightSquared's wireless service will affect more than the 30-plus companies that planned on using it.

NewNet to Buy Motorola WiMAX Business from NSN

November 30, 2011 7:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NewNet Communication Technologies LLC on Tuesday said it has agreed to buy the WiMAX business from Nokia Siemens Networks.

NSN to Terminate 17,000 Employees by 2013

November 23, 2011 6:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks today announced it will lay off 17,000 workers in a major strategy shift...

Nokia Siemens Debuts Three TD-LTE Devices

September 27, 2011 8:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks is taking note of the potential growth market in TD-LTE...

NSN Completes Acquisition of Motorola Assets

April 29, 2011 8:40 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) and Motorola Solutions finally announced that Nokia Siemens Networks has completed its acquisition of Motorola Solutions' Networks assets for $975 million in cash.


NSN Offers Liquid Radio Solution

April 5, 2011 8:13 am | by Brad Smith | Articles | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks thinks it has another answer to solving the capacity crunch.

Spradley Steps Down Amid Leadership Changes

April 5, 2011 8:09 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Sue Spradley, who joined Nokia Siemens Networks in July 2007, is stepping down to pursue opportunities outside the firm.

Nokia Siemens Counters ALU with Liquid Radio Tech

March 21, 2011 7:40 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks has come out with a new small-cell technology that has the flexibility to shift the network's distribution of capacity...

Motorola, NSN Deal Stalled by Judge

January 26, 2011 6:56 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A judge has put a temporary halt to Nokia Siemens Networks' acquisition of Motorola's networks business after Huawei sued to stop the $1.2 billion deal...

Ericsson, NSN, Huawei Win Bharti 3G Deal

September 20, 2010 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks and Huawei have landed contracts with Indian operator Bharti Airtel to build out its 3G HSPA+ network.

Green Networks Grow in Emerging Markets

September 13, 2010 7:50 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Emerging markets are fertile ground for green networks.

Q & A: Nokia Siemens On its $7B LightSquared Deal

August 5, 2010 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks has come back with a vengeance to make its stake in the North American market.

Q & A: Nokia Siemens' Sue Spradley Talks Motorola, North America

July 20, 2010 8:38 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Yesterday, Nokia Siemens Networks announced it planned to buy Motorola's network business for $1.2 billion. The deal could provide Nokia Siemens with major inroads into the North American market.

Nokia Siemens to Buy Motorola Networks for $1.2B

July 19, 2010 8:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks plans to acquire the majority of Motorola's network business for $1.2 billion...

WSJ: Nokia Siemens in Talks for Motorola Networks Unit

July 14, 2010 8:27 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks is in talks to buy Motorola's network equipment business, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Nokia Siemens Networks Plans Layoffs, Reorganization

November 3, 2009 6:55 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks is planning layoffs and a reorganization of its business units in an effort to return the struggling infrastructure company to growth and profitability.

Q & A: Nokia Siemens Networks’ Sue Spradley

September 16, 2009 12:48 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

  Sue Spradley heads what is arguably Nokia Siemens Networks most important division North America. Despite losing an important auction for Nortel’s LTE assets, Spradley’s determination to become the dominant infrastructure vendor in North America is undeterred. Wireless Week Associate

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