Nokia Conversations – Demystifying 3G for the consumer

FoneArena was invited by Nokia India to a industry event called the Nokia Conversations which discusses various topics like issues and key developments in the telecom industry with the expert panel. The theme for the 6th Nokia Conversations was ‘Demystifying 3G for the consumer’ and it is was held in partnership with NDTV Profit. 3G is getting more popular in India and various operators rolling out the 3G services for their customers. Continue reading “Nokia Conversations — Demystifying 3G for the consumer”

Tata signs deal with Nokia Siemens for deploying WCDMA 3G and HSPA+ Networks in India

You must have read about our circle wise list of the 3G auction winners in India. Tata has won in 9 circles including Delhi, Maharashtra , Kolkata  , Tamil Nadu , AP.Now Tata has picked Nokia Siemens Networks as its partner for deploying it’s 3G network in India. Continue reading “Tata signs deal with Nokia Siemens for deploying WCDMA 3G and HSPA+ Networks in India”

Nokia Siemens Networks buys Motorola’s wireless network infrastructure business for 1.2 billion USD

Nokia Siemens Networks supplies Telecommunication Equipment to many of the largest mobile network operators in the world.They also support backend operations of several Operators. Today the company made a bold move my acquiring the majority of the assets of Motorola’s wireless network business 1.2 billion USD . It’s pretty clear that this move will give NSN a boost in markets such as USA and Japan. NSN is powering the 3G networks of many operators in India which are expected to be operational this year.
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Cool Video from Nokia Siemens Networks – The Truth About 3G

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Nokia Siemens today announced that it’s going to manufacture 3G products in its Chennai facility in India . Here is a cool video made by them which shows the Truth about 3G

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Nokia Posts 426 Million Operating Loss

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Nokia has reported its Q3 2009 results and it reported an operating loss of 426 million euros  compared to an operating profit of 1.5 billion euros Q3 2008. This is said to be Nokia’s first quarterly loss in over a decade.This is mainly due to a goodwill write down for Nokia Siemens Networks (1.17 Billion Euros). Nokia’s devices and service division’s profits were EUR 785 million, up 3% from the previous quarter, but down 50% year on year. Continue reading “Nokia Posts 426 Million Operating Loss”

Tata Consultancy Services to provide R & D to Nokia Siemens

India, long considered a country without adequate technical prowess especially in the filed of R&D is now set to break the myth.

Nokia Siemens Networks selected Tata Consultancy Services to provide R&D Services through partial transfer of Nokia Siemens Networks’ Development Center tasks in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Nokia Q4 2007 results out claims 40 percent market share

After the Sony Ericsson results of 2007 now its Nokia. The company came out with their results Q4 2007 results and this time Nokia has gained 40% share of the mobile handset market in Q4 2007. Nokia sold handsets worth 25 billion Euros in the year 2007, which is mere 1% more than what it sold last year.

Some highlights of the quarter:

  • Nokia device volumes of 133.5 million units, up 20% sequentially and up 27% year on year.
  • Estimated industry device volumes of 336 million units, up 17% sequentially and up 16% year on year.
  • Several key devices started shipping in volume across the product range including: Nokia 1200/1208, Nokia 2630, Nokia 5310, Nokia 6500 and Nokia N95 8GB.

This is what the Nokia CEO had to say on Nokia’s performance, “Nokia’s excellent fourth quarter contributed to a year of high growth and increased profitability for the company, while our industry leading product portfolio drove our device business to an estimated 40% market share in the fourth quarter. At the same time we again increased our quarterly device margins, allowing Nokia to continue to invest for innovation and growth.” Continue reading “Nokia Q4 2007 results out claims 40 percent market share”

Nokia Siemens Networks bags multi-million Euro IVR deal from Bharti Airtel

If your on Airtel Network , You can expect a lot of Voice Based services from Bharti Airtel in the coming years

Nokia Siemens has just bagged a multi-million euro deal from Bharti Airtel for deployment of a single Interactive Voice Response (IVR) . Bharti Airtel awarded this pan India contract to Nokia Siemens Networks for deployment of a single Interactive Voice Response (IVR) platform across all 23 circles. The three year turnkey and multi-million Euro contract includes designing, planning, systems integration and optimization services to enhance overall customer experience. The new IVR solution will enable Airtel to deliver Services such as Voice SMS, Televoting, Call Management Services (Reach-me service / Missed Call Advisor), Caller Ring back Tone (CRBT) and Voice Portal among others on a faster time-to-market basis, reduce OPEX costs due to optimized network utilization, and increase security by creation of a layered architecture towards Interactive Voice applications.

Nokia Siemens Networks will deploy and integrate the latest state-of-the-art platforms to provide a multi-technology, multi-vendor integrated solution that includes systems integration services. The platforms are HP OCMP (Open Call Management Platform), Video Gateway, Televoting Application and ASR/TTS (Automatic Speech Recognition / Text-to-Speech Engine. The solution will be ready for commercial operation by April 2008 and is expected to scale up to one billion minutes of usage per month in three years for Bharti Airtel. Continue reading “Nokia Siemens Networks bags multi-million Euro IVR deal from Bharti Airtel”