TeliaSonera - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Clearwire's LTE push highlights growing momentum

    LTE (Long Term Evolution) has picked up steam in the last few weeks, with operators moving forward and auctions taking place, helping the technology become a global standard.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs09 Aug. 11 01:33
  • First commercial GSM call marks 20-year milestone

    On June 1, 1991, the first commercial calls over GSM were made in Finland and Sweden, Nokia Siemens and Ericsson noted Friday as they celebrated the anniversary by recollecting the early days of the technology.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs02 July 11 01:39
  • Danish operators join forces on mobile wallet

    TDC, Telenor, TeliaSonera and Three are cooperating on the launch of a digital wallet service based on NFC (Near Field Communications) in Denmark, the operators said on Thursday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs23 June 11 23:23
  • LTE outperforms 42M bps HSPA+ on streets of Stockholm

    TeliaSonera's 4G network comes out on top when pitched against Three's new HSPA+ (High-Speed Packet Access) network in central Stockholm, with average download speeds at 57.1M bps (bits per second) and 13.7M bps.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs08 June 11 01:06
  • TeliaSonera CEO compares data roaming prices to stealing

    On Thursday, operator TeliaSonera's CEO raged against the current cost of surfing using smartphones and laptops via mobile networks when abroad, while reducing what the company charges for data roaming in the Nordic and Baltic countries by about 90 percent.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs13 May 11 02:20
  • Recycled spectrum to help realize global LTE roaming

    As more LTE (Long Term Evolution) networks go live across the globe, operators have started planning to offer data roaming, and reusing existing spectrum is seen as one of the best chances of getting worldwide coverage, according to speakers at the LTE Forum conference this week in Stockholm.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs16 April 11 02:44
  • LTE devices growing rapidly in number

    The number of devices and modules that come equipped with LTE has grown to 98, according to a report from industry organization GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association).

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs17 March 11 04:55
  • TeliaSonera, ZTE readies first multimode LTE modem

    TeliaSonera will use a modem from ZTE to allow users to access its LTE (Long Term Evolution) network using multiple spectrum bands, and in the process open the door for using the network technology in both cities and rural areas, the operator said on Monday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs08 March 11 04:28
  • Spectrum for rural 4G auctioned off in Sweden

    Four operators will be able to offer mobile broadband in the 800MHz band, which is especially well-suited for rural areas, after a spectrum auction in Sweden, local telecommunications regulator PTS said on Friday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs05 March 11 05:17