Telecoms news from Denmark
LCC International says that it has been selected by Telenor and Telia, Scandinavia's two largest telecom providers, for a nationwide benchmarking project in Denmark. ...more.
Denmark based telco, TDC has announced that one of its shareholders is selling a 10% stake in the company to institutional investors. ...more.
Nomad Digital says that it has completed a roll-out of free passenger Wi-Fi and Infotainment systems on-board all 135 of DSB's S-trains in Denmark. ...more.
Sectra says that it has signed a contract with the Danish Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization concerning deliveries of the new secure mobile phone Tiger 7401. ...more.
Denmark's TT-Netvaerket has secured an additional block of 800Mhz radio spectrum to expand its LTE network. The company was granted 2x10Mhz for DK 111 million (US$18.7 million). ...more.
Denmark based low-cost long-distance call provider, Zapna says that it has signed a resale agreement with Norway based Soft Garden to launch Zapna services in the country. ...more.
Telenor has announced a joint roaming initiative covering Sweden, Denmark and Norway called TravelSure. ...more.
Sweden's TeliaSonera has been named as a possible buyer of its Danish rival, Hi3G, although there appears to be a substantial difference of opinion over the price for the mobile network. ...more.
TE Connectivity (TE) says that its FlexWave Prism distributed antenna system (DAS) has been deployed to provide mobile service for multiple mobile operators throughout the Copenhagen Metro subway system. ...more.
TDC's ratings are supported by the resilience of its dominant market position in all domestic segments, despite continued adverse competitive dynamics which Fitch does not expect will ease in the medium term, especially as Denmark is one of the highest penetrated telecom markets in Europe. ...more.
Denmark's telecoms regulator is holding a public consultation on the details of plans to allocate blocks of 800Mhz radio spectrum, due to be auctioned off next May. ...more.
Eltel Networks says that it has won a five-year contract to install a GSM-R network on the Danish railway, the Banedanmark. ...more.
Two networks in Denmark - Telia and Telnor - has announced that they are to share their network infrastructure through the creation of a joint network. ...more.
Denmark's TDC has signed an agreement to take over the local MVNO, Onfone. To Onfone's 170,000 customers the deal will lead to no changes beside the fact that they will be transferred to TDC's mobile network. ...more.
ZTE has announced contracts with Telenor in Norway Sweden and Denmark, to replace and expand the platforms for Voicemail, SMS, MMS, Location Based Services and WAP GW. ...more.
With a vehicle fleet of 2,300 cars and an annual fuel budget of around US$6.3 million, TDC says that it sees enormous potential in switching to electrical cars. As early as this week, the first electrical cars will leave the chargers at TDC's headquarters in Copenhagen. ...more.
Nokia has announced the long anticipate impact of its switch to the Windows Mobile platform on its workforce, and has announced that it will be cutting some 4,000 jobs by the end of 2012, with the majority of reductions in Denmark, Finland and the UK. ...more.
ZTE says that it has won a contract to deploy the world's first LTE TDD/FDD dual-mode networks in Sweden and Denmark on behalf of 3G network operator, Hi3G. ...more.
Despite fierce competition in the market, TDC says that it has produced solid results as its total revenue grew by 0.3% to US$4.85 billion for the full year 2010, ...more.
The private equity owners of Denmark based TDC have confirmed long expected plans to float the company onto the Danish stock exchange in a move which is expected to raise around US$2.9 billion. ...more.