Nokia Siemens powers 4G services in Croatia

Telecom Lead Europe: Croatia Hrvatski Telekom has
selected Nokia Siemens Networks to power 4G services in Croatia.


Hrvatski Telekom will offer 4G services in cities of
Zagreb, Rijeka, Osijek and Split.


Nokia Siemens Networks has provided the radio access
network and related services for the operator’s 4G services. The operator is
the first to launch commercial LTE services in Croatia. In addition,
Nokia Siemens is modernizing and expanding Hrvatski Telekom’s nationwide GSM
and 3G networks.


LTE offers people a richer mobile broadband experience
with significantly faster data services for browsing, downloads and video
streaming, with low latency. We in HT are intensely investing in new
technologies to offer our customers in Croatia cutting-edge telecommunications
services at the same time as they appear on the most developed global markets;
and we are among the first in Europe and in the region. With this launch, we
are modernizing our existing GSM and 3G networks to bring Croatia alongside
many leading markets across the world that enjoy 4G,” said Bozidar Poldrugac,
member of the management board and chief technology officer, at Hrvatski
Telekom.


Hrvatski Telekom is selling LTE data tariffs with
revolutionary speed data transfer to private and business customers.


The telecom operator is offering two data rates, Extreme
Mobile net L which includes 3 GB of data traffic for 175 HRK per month and
Extreme Mobile net XL which includes 20 GB of data traffic for 250 HRK per
month. During the promotional period, until 1 October 2012, customers can use
unlimited surfing on both Extreme Mobile net tariffs.


Nokia Siemens is providing its Single RAN solution that
enables Hrvatski Telekom to efficiently provide GSM, 3G and LTE to its
customers.


The introduction of LTE services is enabled by using the
1800 MHz GSM band already available to the operator. The use of the 900MHz band
is extended for GSM, and also for 3G coverage expansion in rural areas. In
addition to offering new 4G services and improving the quality of GSM and 3G
services, the modernization will allow the operator to reduce the overall
energy consumption of its network.

 

 

With data traffic expected to increase dramatically,
network evolution to next-generation technologies can help operators ensure a
differentiated user experience. Hrvatski Telekom’s new LTE network will raise
the bar for data services in the country. In addition, it will help the
operator keep pace with the surge in smart devices and bandwidth-intensive
applications and services,” said Nives Sandri, in charge of business with
Hrvatski Telekom at Nokia Siemens Networks.


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