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EC approves Telenor Group’s bid for majority stake in DNA
DNA acquires ICT Elmo’s consumer business, fibre network
Elisa starts 5G mobile pre-sales ahead of June launch
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
DNA testing 5G with 3.5GHz spectrum; shareholders approve stake sale to Telenor
DNA reports revenue growth in 1Q19 driven by mobile
Elisa reports lower first quarter revenues
Telenor to acquire majority stake in DNA Finland
Traficom negotiates with Russian authorities over use of 3.5GHz band in border areas
Telia Finland trialling Nokia’s FastMile 5G gateway
DNA inks funding agreement with EIB to underpin investment in 5G
Elisa reports revenue increase for 2018
DNA and Eltel Communication ink three-year contract renewal
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Telia Finland to discontinue fixed voice services this year
Finland to set up new regulator next year
Telia Finland launches pre-commercial 5G network in Oulu
Telia Company acquires Finnish B2B player AinaCom
Elisa revenues, EBITDA and net profit all flat in 3Q18
DNA boasts of ‘strong improvement’ in 3Q18
DNA upgrades guidance for the current fiscal year
Elisa close to concluding pre-5G upgrade work in Jyvaskyla
Trio bag 5G-suitable spectrum in Finnish spectrum sale
Almost 90% of Finns have access to 100Mbps speeds via mobile networks
Telia Finland switches on pre-commercial 5G infrastructure in Helsinki
DNA reports solid second quarter performance
FICORA invites applications for 3.5GHz spectrum auction
Elisa claims commercial ‘5G’ launch in Estonia and Finland
Alcom carries out 5G field tests on Aland Islands
DNA rolling out fibre-optic connectivity in Vaasa
Finnish authorities launch consultations related to 5G spectrum auction plans
Finnish authorities launch consultations related to 5G spectrum auction plans
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
FICORA extends DNA’s licence to apply roaming surcharges
FICORA orders lower wholesale fibre broadband prices, streamlines copper regulations
Elisa starting 5G-ready upgrades in Turku
TDC Group agrees to acquire MTG Nordics; MTG to hold 28% of TDC
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
Elisa reports 8.3% increase in revenue for 3Q17
Nokia demos Wireless PON WiGig gigabit solution
Telia Finland snags 5G test concession
Telia trialling 5G in Estonia; Sweden, Finland to follow in 2018
DNA and Omnitele ink contract extension
Ukkoverkot contracts Nokia for nationwide LTE network modernisation
DNA reports ‘strong first half’
FICORA orders Telia to reinstate roaming services for legacy customers
Finnish communications ministry begins preparing new national broadband strategy
FICORA grants quartet permission to levy roaming surcharges
Finnish cellcos seeking exemption from impending requirement to end roaming surcharges
Finland aiming to offer 5G spectrum in 2018 as FICORA confirms issuance of 13 trial concessions
DNA reports first quarter revenue growth as mobile subscriber numbers continue to rise
Elisa reports 6.6% revenue increase in first quarter of 2017
Elisa, Nokia claim first European 3.5GHz 5G test
Elisa and Nokia successfully trial XGS-PON
Sonera rebrands with Telia moniker
FICORA to support 5G testing with flexible trial licences
Midweek M2M: IoT and machine-to-machine developments
Elisa and Nokia test prioritisation of government services over commercial 4G infrastructure
Nokia announces successful 5GTF connection test; aims to launch ‘4.9G’ tech by end-2017
DNA reports strong results for FY 2016 as it confirms switch-on of first 4G 700MHz base station
Elisa reports ‘best ever’ financial year, Q4
FICORA confirms 700MHz frequencies usable for wireless broadband from 1 February
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Sonera and Nokia achieve 640Mbps 4G speeds
Sonera confirms 2018 ‘5G’ date for Helsinki
Nokia deploys cloud-based VoLTE and VoWi-Fi for Elisa
Finland's three largest cellcos win 700MHz licences at minimum prices
DNA aiming to generate EUR518m as it launches IPO
M2M Monthly: a guide to recent machine-to-machine and IoT developments
DNA confirms completion of shared network rollout
DNA announces planned IPO, Helsinki listing
M2M Monthly: a guide to recent machine-to-machine and IoT developments
Sonera, Nokia trial 5G mobile, 10Gbps copper technologies
Elisa records 1.9Gbps speeds over 4G infrastructure
DNA reports improved profitability in H1 2016
Anvia approves sale to Elisa
Anvia mulling DNA's EUR120m binding bid alongside Elisa, Sonera bids
Sonera places EUR130m rival indicative offer for Anvia Telecom
DNA calls on Teleste for DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade in Southern Finland
More than 50% of Finns have access to 100Mbps speeds via fixed connection
Nokia: 10Gbps symmetrical HFC speeds are possible
DNA Finland launches gigabit broadband
DNA improves profitability in first quarter of 2016
Alcom acquires 450MHz spectrum licence, partners with Ukkoverkot for service rollout
Finnish shared mobile network venture deploys Huawei’s AAU solution
DNA claims it will offer Finland’s first VoLTE with pilot launch
Nokia gains control of Alcatel-Lucent; combination set for 14 January
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Ukko Mobile and Digita ink ten year wholesale deal
FICORA highlights increasing average broadband speeds in new data
Nokia Networks and TeliaSonera partner for 3x CA demo on commercial network in Helsinki
FICORA publishes mobile termination SMP decisions, confirms new maximum MTRs
EC calls on Finnish regulator to amend MTR proposals after three-month investigation
Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent merger cleared by European Commission
Elisa records 1.5% y-o-y increase in 2Q15 revenue
Elisa extends Anvia share offer until 26 June 2015
Nordic communications regulators formalise cooperation
Elisa reports flat turnover in Q1 2015
Nokia to acquire Alca-Lu for EUR16.5bn
Nokia confirms talks to acquire Alcatel-Lucent
EC launches investigation over FICORA’s proposed MTR regulation
DNA conducting LTE-A trials with Omnitele
FNE-Finland contracts Transmode for upgrade to 100G
Elisa reports 0.8% drop in FY14 revenue
Finnish antitrust watchdog to probe Elisa’s stake acquisition in Anvia
Ukko Networks demos TDD LTE-A in Helsinki
Sonera boosts mobile broadband speeds with introduction of LTE-A
Elisa claims first European tests of Nokia Network’s technologies
Ukko Mobile claims 99.9% LTE-450 coverage at launch
TeliaSonera, DNA contract Omnitele to design shared northern, eastern network
Finnish court confirms FICORA's views on the need for local loop regulation
FICORA confirms state funding for two regional broadband projects
FICORA proposes new, lower LLU pricing
DNA’s MatkaTV service adds 100,000th subscriber
DNA and Sonera unveil plan to cooperate on joint network rollout in northern, eastern areas
Finland to examine EU directive related to shared network use and construction
Funding for Finland’s ‘Broadband 2015’ project to fall short?
Ukkoverkot partners with Huawei to upgrade 450MHz network to LTE
Ukko aims for LTE-450 world-first launch
TeliaSonera selects Cisco solution to boost cable footprint
TDC Group sells TDC Finland and TDC Hosting to DNA
Elisa’s results boosted by PPO acquisition
TeliaSonera to buy AinaCom’s consumer operations and fixed networks for EUR47m
TeliaSonera trials G.fast in Finland in partnership with Huawei
Elisa confirms revised interconnection rate for 2014-15
Elisa awards LTE rollout contract to NSN; launches LTE-800
DNA’s largest shareholder boosts stake to almost 50%
EC tells FICORA to withdraw plans to deregulate fixed termination rates
Finland concludes long-running 800MHz auction
Elisa sees revenue, EBITDA increase in 3Q13, despite ‘challenging’ environment
Anvia partners Omnitele for 700MHz LTE network pilot
DNA’s fourth largest shareholder divests stake
Finnish regulator to revise 800MHz auction rules to speed up sale process
Microsoft buys Nokia handset business
Elisa extends DC-HSPA+ coverage
Meet the new NSN, same as the old NSN
EC accepts nine 800MHz excuses; rejects two
DNA sales slip on lower interconnection rates and few device sales
DNA owners call off sale
Elisa reports flat revenues in 2Q13
DNA sale talks still ongoing
EUR15 million in subsidies handed out so far under Finnish rural broadband project
Nokia taking control of NSN for USD2.2bn
Vaasa becomes DNA’s latest LTE-enabled location
Private equity firms through to second stage of DNA sale process
FICORA details outcome of spectrum discussions with Russian authorities
FICORA removes ex-ante regulation for call origination on fixed networks
DNA further expands LTE footprint
DNA seeks fresh blood; UBS appointed to lead sale
Elisa expands LTE network coverage
Finland to amend legislation to allow mobile broadband over 700MHz band
Elisa buys fixed network operator PPO for EUR101m
FICORA issues updated decisions on local loop, wholesale broadband obligations
Finnish 800MHz auction registration gets underway
TeliaSonera Finland extends LTE to Porvoo
TeliaSonera Finland expands LTE network to 50 cities
FICORA updates wholesale broadband access proposals
FICORA seeks comments on 800MHz auction and licensing
EC recommends FICORA amend or withdraw fibre access regulation proposals
Telia, Samsung get Smart, think outside the box
Elisa books 2.9% revenue increase
EC reveals plans to examine FICORA’s wholesale broadband access proposals
Aurora boosting capacity on Elisa’s Finnish HFC network via upgrades
Finland’s MoTC outlines plans for 800MHz spectrum sale
TeliaSonera reaches 100,000 LTE users; prepares for upsurge this year
FICORA hands out first round of funding for regional broadband project
Elisa FY2011 revenues reach EUR1.53bn
DNA outlines DC-HSPA+ and LTE coverage expansion plans
NSN sells WiMAX unit to NewNet
Elisa to expand LTE network to 100 cities by the end of the year
Elisa unveils sold third-quarter financial results
DNA outlines recent mobile network expansion, upgrades
TeliaSonera Finland inks network modernisation deal with NSN
Revenue increases but operating profit falls for DNA in 2Q11
Mobile voice and equipment sale offset decline in fixed line revenue for Elisa in 2Q 2011
FICORA says testing of mobile services using 800MHz band to take place this summer
Finland’s cellcos agree new interconnection rates
Finland and Russia agree terms over deployment of 3G 900MHz border services
FICORA updates mobile number portability terms
DNA refreshes broadband tariffs as network upgrade is completed
TeliaSonera purchases Finnish cableco
DNA upgrades speeds and extends broadband coverage on Welho network
DNA concludes cooperation negotiations with SWTV
Elisa reports 2010 results
Welho acquisition bolsters DNA’s results in 2010
SSP selects Alca-Lu’s GPON-based IP access platform
DNA updates partnership with Ericsson; HSPA to extend nationwide, 4G for 2011
DNA to merge fully with Welho
Finland coordinates use of 800MHz spectrum with Russia
Elisa calls on NSN for first phase LTE network rollout
Elisa’s LTE network in Espoo opened to corporate customers
TeliaSonera unveils Finland’s first commercial LTE service
FICORA eases fixed line regulation
Welho acquisition boosts DNA’s third quarter results
Elisa posts modest sales growth
DNA net profit, EBTIDA up in 1H 2010
Elisa reports 1H 2010 results
DNA finalises Welho takeover
Broadband becomes a basic right for Finns
Sanoma to sell Welho to DNA for EUR200 million
FICORA sets price cap for Elisa’s partial local loop services
FICORA enhances broadband subscription regulations
Elisa posts flat 1Q 2010 revenue, EBITDA
3i divests DNA Finland stake
Finland completes 2.6GHz spectrum auction
TeliaSonera plans to boost Finnish spending to recapture wireless top spot
DNA promotes 10Mbps mobile speeds
Elisa reports 4% revenue decline in 3Q 2009
1Mbps speeds for all by July 2010, says MTC
DNA launches DVB-H mobile TV free trial
Nokia Siemens Networks claims world’s first LTE call
TeliaSonera and Alca-Lu partner for 100Mbps VDSL2 rollout
DNA further extends 3G networks
Elisa says EBITDA up, sales down
TeliaSonera Finland selects NSN for 3G 900MHz network deployment
HSPA+ evolution (naturally) selected by DNA
Elisa contracts NSN for 3.5G HSPA+ network rollout
DNA’s 3G services expanded, coverage surpasses 250 municipalities
TeliaSonera, Elisa and DNA win 4G frequencies
Elisa reports falling sales, while EBITDA climbs
Finnish cellcos agree interconnection rates
Finnish communications ministry unveils 2.6GHz spectrum auction plans
FICORA drops broadband de-regulation proposals
FICORA releases study of telecoms sector in 2008
Finnish government to invest in broadband programme
TeliaSonera reviews fixed line network plans
TeliaSonera to increase rural fixed line broadband tariffs
DNA to offer 3G services on 900MHz; 2100MHz rollout to continue
Elisa’s third quarter results
Finnish government plans high speed broadband for all by 2016; Welho launches 110Mbps service in Helsinki
Elisa posts disappointing Q2 results
Elisa's 1Q sales and profits dip
Novator ups stake in Elisa
TeliaSonera Finland to switch 53,000 subscribers to wireless
Elisa posts 4Q results in line with forecasts
Novator fails to oust Elisa board
TeliaSonera: cross-border fibre-optic link from Kuhmo to Kostomuksha ready next year
Novator hikes stake in Elisa to 11.5%
TeliaSonera expands broadband offering to Digita’s @450 network
TeliaSonera launches broadband TV in Greater Helsinki Area
Novator calls for Elisa shake-up
Elisa launches world's first commercial UMTS-900 network
NSN completes core network upgrade for Elisa
Elisa launches HSUPA
TeliaSonera’s entire 3G network upgraded to HSPA
Elisa selects Ericsson for W-CDMA/HSPA equipment
DNA reports first half results
Elisa reports upbeat 2Q
Nebula launches 100Mbps service in Helsinki
TeliaSonera’s 3G network to be extended to new localities
3i takes 25% stake in Finnet
TeliaSonera Finland gets HSDPA upgrade
Elisa reports 1Q results
Finnish wireless operators cut interconnection fees
Six provincial telcos to merge with Finnet
Ericsson delivers HSPA network for DNA Finland
Elisa to introduce 4.9 cent connection fee for domestic mobile calls
Elisa claims over half of the 3G market
Elisa launches IPTV in conjunction with Canal Digital
Elisa to outsource regional field ops
Elisa and Nokia make 3G call at 900MHz
Delayed Digita Flash-OFDM network to launch April 2007
TeliaSonera 3G network reaches 40% of the population
Regulator calls for lower interconnection fees
Elisa 3Q sales up 19%
TeliaSonera introduces new mobile data tariffs
EC approves reintegration of TeliaSonera subsidiaries
DNA to outsource value added services
Elisa to implement 3G expansion
DNA to up 3G coverage
TeliaSonera Finland to cut 165 jobs
TeliaSonera pushes broadband at 100Mbps
Nokia and Finnet trial combined W-LAN/GSM handset
Elisa 2Q sales beat expectations
Europe gets tough over telecoms regulation
Siemens to supply Elisa NGN
Elisa looking to buy out ISP Lounet
TeliaSonera and Elisa lower mobile interconnection fees
TeliaSonera wins government contract
Elisa struggles to meet 3G demand following relaxing of bundling regulations
Elisa agrees to outsource some installation and maintenance operations
Elisa raises broadband prices for first time
Elisa contracts Nokia for remote mobile management
Elisa’s 1Q profit shrinks
Nokia 1Q beats expectations; claims 35% of global handset market
TeliaSonera to provide broadband to 53 rural villages
TeliaSonera’s profits down, revenues up 7%
Elisa launches HSDPA; sells Saunalahti broadband networks
TeliaSonera to stop signing up new no-frills subs
Finnet contracts Siemens for DWDM-based network
TeliaSonera expands 3G service portfolio
DANTE selects Elisa for high capacity services in Baltics
Elisa’s cost cutting helps push net profit up 12%
Nokia to upgrade MVNO
Elisa to cut 200 jobs
TeliaSonera sells minor Elisa stake
Saunalahti transfers broadband to Elisa network, expands nationwide
TeliaSonera to trial wireless VoIP
TeliaSonera’s 4Q profits rise
Hmmm – Elisa profits down, though EBITDA exceeds expectations
Finnet to launch broadband TV
Saunalahti launches 3G
TeliaSonera splashes out on IP VPN network
DNA ends 2005 with 810,000 users
Nokia and Kyocera agree patent licence agreement
TeliaSonera to appeal against spectrum transfer ruling
Finnet ops go for WiMAX
Portability popularity
Saunalahti and Sonera settle MVNO dispute
Finns not keen on mobile multimedia
DNA announces 3G launch
State rumoured to be mulling TeliaSonera sale
Telco restructures
Elisa ups 3G coverage
Three’s a crowd
Lost property finds answer
Elisa to launch 3G video calls
Elisa deal gets green light
Hyvästi Tele2
TDC mulls possible DNA purchase
Nokia raises full year sales forecast after solid Q3 results
TOT resurrects Thai-Finn Technology Fund
Walk this way
No signs yet of slowing mobile phone growth, says Nokia chief
SkyWeb awarded nationwide UMTS licence
Wi-Fi closure blamed on ADSL pricing
Finns could see mobile VoIP in 2006
Finnet axes 180 from payroll
TeliaSonera hangs up on public phones
Alcatel inks deal to deploy Elisa’s IP service routing solution
Enfo buys Ementor
Mobile TV proves a hit
Tele2 to exit Finland
Elisa bid recommended
Home markets hold back TeliaSonera profits
Nokia still top dog in mobile handset market
Mixed bag for Nokia
EC says Finland’s IDD calls are competitive
Elisa chases Saunalahti
Finnet awards Ericsson major 3G/HSDPA deal
Saunalahti ends MVNO agreement with TeliaSonera Finland
Tele2 loses 3G concession
Finland goes for Flash
Nokia wins deal to expand Elisa network
TeliaSonera Finland wins EUR1 million state contract
Novator seeks tie-up
TeliaSonera to book EUR30 million charge in Q2 for Elisa, Finnet settlement
Saunalahti Group will use Flarion’s Flash-OFDM solution if 450MHz licence bid succeeds
Elisa restructures
Elisa curries favour with Tikka
Subs up but profits down at Elisa
TeliaSonera Finland boss quits following profit drop
Nokia knocks up analyst-beating results and upgrades 2005 forecasts
MNP up nearly 50% year-on-year
Finns start mobile television testing
TeliaSonera announces major cost cuts as Q4 profits fall
Nokia launches new carrier network services unit
Nokia targets Asia-Pacific in 2005
Nokia back on top
Nokia announces job cuts
Nokia remains bullish about short-term prospects
Finland to lower TeliaSonera stake to 12.7%
Elisa launches 3G
Nokia to lose member of the old guard
Nokia says imitation is not so flattering
Mobile phones taking bigger role in the home
Nokia profits drop following price cuts
N-Gage goes for the personal touch
Nokia 3Q pre-tax profits expected to be down: company focuses on recovery
TeliaSonera sees EDGE-UMTS success
Another fall in handset shipments
Nokia has another bash at TV handset
Saunalahti reports strong mobile growth
Airport check-in via SMS
Nokia upgrades 3Q forecasts
New handsets give hint towards leading vendors’ 2005 strategies
Regulator to address pricing concerns
Nokia wants a sniff of Coke’s success
Finnish cellphone sales up 8%
TeliaSonera profits soar; boss promises to share the spoils
Nokia’s slide continues in 2Q: warns of troubled times ahead
Alands Mobiltelefon selects Ericsson for EDGE
Nokia launches new handsets
N-Gage mk.2 going cheap
Nokia begins slashing handset prices
Saunalahti to launch as MVNO
Nokia reports lower profits; issues gloomy 04 forecast
Regulator to allow 3G network sharing
Nokia losing the ‘trendy phone’ race
Nokia results set stock markets tumbling
Nokia: 40 new models in 2004
Nokia and Sun team up for a mobile game of SNAP
Nokia and Sun team up for a mobile game of SNAP
LG and Nokia announce licensing agreement
LG and Nokia announce licensing agreement
Nokia hits back at 3G handset slurs
Nokia launches new corporate phone
Samsung and Nokia - it’s good to Push to Talk
Samsung and Nokia - it’s good to Push to Talk
Nokia struggles in games market
Nokia ups Symbian stake
Nokia ups Symbian stake
Tele2 launches assault on Finnish mobile landscape
Nokia: upbeat on all fronts
Nokia to cut costs by outsourcing IT to IBM
TeliaSonera buys Zed stake
Nokia beats fourth quarter expectations
Nokia announces 2004 restructuring plan
Nokia to take management to New York
Nokia to take management to New York
Song goes mobile
Nokia on brink of unveiling ‘visual radio’
Nokia market share falls to 42%
Nokia lands Russian network deal
Nokia lands Russian network deal
TeliaSonera to trial new mobile content distribution platform
TeliaSonera to trial new mobile content distribution platform
Nokia looks to multimedia for future growth
December 3G launch
Nokia’s TV handset launch - a licence to licence
Nokia de-lists from LSE
CEO cuts cost to post profit as TeliaSonera struggles in domestic markets
CEO cuts cost to post profit as TeliaSonera struggles in domestic markets
Elisa: five in to one will go
Nokia to unveil three new handsets
N-Gage stocking filler
Two sign up to ‘Preferred Partner’ deal
Two sign up to ‘Preferred Partner’ deal
Nokia puts handset explosions down to third party batteries
Nokia reports dip in 3Q sales; handset market share rises to 39%
Ericsson signs 3G deal with Finnish 2G
Ericsson signs 3G deal with Finnish 2G
Nokia’s N-Gage launched
New players set for mobile market
Nokia reorganises
TeliaSonera to acquire Auria Group
Nokia upbeat for Q3
Nokia to target businesses as European consumer markets reach saturation
Sneaky Sonera?
Better than expected Q2 for TeliaSonera
Better than expected Q2 for TeliaSonera
Nokia selects Samsung to provide memory chips
Greek odyssey: Nokia and Telestet test 3G publicly
Greek odyssey: Nokia and Telestet test 3G publicly
Number portability to shake up mobile market
Siemens supply railway communication technology
Tele2 to launch GSM services
Nokia releases 3G handset
EC approves TeliaSonera disposals
EC approves TeliaSonera disposals
Tele2 takes control of Suomen 3G
Elisa reports stable financial position after Q1
Nokia investors say drastic action needed at networks unit
1,800 job losses as Nokia streamlines operations
Nokia turns to CDMA technology to boost US sales
Nokia turns to CDMA technology to boost US sales
TeliaSonera registers pro forma operating loss for 2002
TeliaSonera registers pro forma operating loss for 2002
Nokia targets game boys (and girls) with launch of hand-held console
Nokia outperforms in Q4 but remains downbeat
Record mobile sales show hope for industry