TeliaSonera first with 4G in Denmark
- 2010-12-09 12:30 UTC
Today, TeliaSonera launches the first commercial 4G services in Denmark tocustomers in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg.The rollout of the Danish 4G network continues and TeliaSonera expects to cover75 per cent of the Danish population already in 2011.
With 4G, customers can use mobile broadband services with speeds up to ten times higher than with today’s turbo 3G. 4G opens up new possibilities for customers to use and enjoy services on their laptops, requiring high transmission speed and capacity, such as web TV broadcasting, extensive online gaming, web conferences and advanced business solutions.
"We are proud to be the first operator in Denmark to offer our customers 4G. We launch 4G in the largest Danish cities, where there is a high demand for fast mobile broadband services. We have an aggressive rollout plan for 4G and expect to cover 75 per cent of the population during 2011,” says Jesper Brøckner Nielsen, Head of TeliaSonera Mobility Services in Denmark.
TeliaSonera was the first operator in the world to commercially launch 4G. We offer our customers 4G in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and now Denmark. Over 20 cities in the Nordic countries have 4G with speeds up to ten times higher than in turbo 3G.
The consumer price for Telia’s 4G service is 399 DKK/month. More price information at www.teliasonera.com/4g under Q&A.
TeliaSonera was the first operator in the world to launch 4G commercially in Stockholm and Oslo in
December 2009. 4G was launched 30 November 2010 in Finland.
4G is based on the mobile LTE standard.
The 4G radio network in Denmark is in this rollout phase supplied by Nokia Siemens Networks.
Ericsson supplies TeliaSonera’s 4G core network in the Nordic and Baltic countries.
The 4G modems are supplied by Samsung. It is a USB dongle supporting 4G/3G/2G PC/Mac.
More at www.teliasonera.com/4g