Date: 30th January 2008
30 January 2008 - TeliaSonera, one of the largest and most innovative operators in Scandinavia, has chosen ip.access, the leading developer of in-building wireless picocell solutions, to provide the technology to boost indoor cellular coverage for its enterprise customers in Denmark.
The ip.access nanoGSM system has been chosen by TeliaSonera in Denmark as the preferred solution for boosting 2G coverage and capacity in office buildings for its enterprise customers.
The nanoBTS picocell plugs into an office’s existing IP broadband connection, providing a reliable and cost-effective means to immediately improve in-building cellular coverage, and also provides valuable extra bandwidth for workers to use their mobile devices for voice and data.
The improvement provided by the ip.access nanoBTS allows larger numbers of office workers to use their mobile devices for voice calls and also mobile data services, without fear of their call being dropped or the data flow being interrupted. TeliaSonera in Denmark can choose to install an ip.access nanoBTS picocell in the premises of any enterprise customer who requires additional cellular bandwidth for its employees to use mobile voice and data.
ip.access was chosen ahead of other competitive offerings because it had a solution that was both readily available, and which also had a proven pedigree for successfully delivering a reliable and positive service to the end-user. ip.access picocells are used by more than 30 mobile networks worldwide to deliver cellular coverage in buildings and locations where macro network signals cannot penetrate, or where additional network capacity is required.
Commenting on the news, ip.access CEO Stephen Mallinson said, “We are delighted that TeliaSonera in Denmark has chosen ip.access to address the needs of its enterprise customers, when it comes to improving in-building mobile coverage and network capacity.
“TeliaSonera in Denmark’s decision puts us in a prime position in the competitive and highly-advanced Scandinavian cellular market, and also validates our position as a technology innovator and market leader in the burgeoning picocell sector.”
“We were impressed by the ability of ip.access to deliver a reliable, tried and tested solution for in-building coverage,” said Alex Bisgaard Project Manager of TeliaSonera in Denmark. “Their nanoGSM technology addresses the connectivity needs of our enterprise customers when it comes to using their mobile phones indoors. By installing nanoBTS picocells wherever they are needed, we can provide valuable extra capacity and improved performance for voice and data services to our customers, which is in keeping with TeliaSonera in Denmark’s reputation for excellence in mobile service delivery.”
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Based in Cambridge, UK, ip.access ltd (www.ipaccess.com) is a leading manufacturer of cost-effective picocell and femtocell infrastructure solutions for GSM, GPRS, EDGE and 3G. These solutions bring IP and cellular technologies together and solve in-building access problems for mobile operators, opening up new revenue streams while defending existing business.
ip.access is the company behind the Oyster 3G™ home access femtocell, winner of numerous industry awards including the Best Radio Access Product at the 2007 Global Mobile Awards. The Oyster 3G dramatically increases 3G cell capacity and coverage; improves quality of experience; and drives down costs. Oyster 3G is ready for today’s mobile networks and tomorrow’s IMS infrastructure.
The ip.access nanoGSM® is the world’s most deployed picocell solution for cellular networks. It provides GSM, GPRS and EDGE coverage and capacity for offices, shops and using satellite backhaul passenger aircraft, ships and in remote rural areas.
With more than 30 live networks around the world and many more being deployed, ip.access is the partner of choice for operators competing in the new converged marketplace.
ip.access counts Scottish Equity Partners, Rothschild Gestion, Intel Capital, Amadeus Capital Partners, ADC, Cisco and Motorola Ventures among its shareholders.
TeliaSonera is the leading telecommunications company in the Nordic and Baltic region, with strong positions within mobile communications in Eurasia, Turkey and Russia. At the end of 2006, we launched mobile services in Spain.
We are the leading European provider of quality cross-border voice, IP and capacity services, provided through our wholly-owned international carrier network. In 2006, TeliaSonera’s net sales amounted to SEK 91 billion, and at the end of March 2007 the total number of customers exceeded 100 million in 15 countries. The TeliaSonera share is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and the Helsinki Stock Exchange, and the company is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Simplicity and service are important tools for us in creating profitable growth and value for our customers and shareholders. Read more at www.teliasonera.com
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