LMT and Nokia demonstrate first public WCDMA 3G call in Latvia

Wednesday 26 November 2003 08:57 CET | News

Latvian operator LMT has made the first public WCDMA 3G call in Latvia, using a Nokia test network.

The demonstration showcased a series of services including streaming, Internet browsing, downloading, and video telephony, at data speeds of up to 380 kilobits/second. Nokia has supplied a full WCDMA 3G test network to LMT, including both 3G radio and core network equipment, as well as 3G terminals. The test network and the 3G call demonstrated today enable LMT to completely evaluate the technical advantages of Nokias 3G technology. The call also accelerates LMTs roadmap to offer Latvias first commercial WCDMA 3G service by the end of 2004. Nokia has been LMTs sole supplier of GSM network equipment since 1992. LMT is the largest and most experienced mobile communications operator in Latvia. The company operates a nationwide GSM 900/1800 network and is looking forward to implementing commercial 3G services in 2004. LMT leads the market by number of customers, financial indices, network quality and variety of advanced services. LMT was the first telecommunications operator in Eastern Europe to introduce a certified ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System. Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Backed by its experience, innovation, user-friendliness and secure solutions, the company has become the leading supplier of mobile phones and a leading supplier of mobile, fixed broadband and IP networks. By adding mobility to the Internet Nokia creates new opportunities for companies and further enriches the daily lives of people. Nokia is a broadly held company with listings on five major exchanges.

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