Tele2, Telenor Sweden to be first to launch Huawei’s LTE/W-CDMA/GSM modem

18 Feb 2010

Huawei has presented what it claims is the world’s first LTE wireless modem compatible with LTE, W-CDMA/HSPA and GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks, based on Qualcomm’s MDM9200 chipset and supporting multiple LTE frequency bands. The triple-mode Huawei E398 modem will be launched first over the Swedish network operated by Tele2 and Telenor Sweden via their joint infrastructure venture, Net4Mobility. The Swedish partners have selected the Chinese technology provider to develop their nationwide LTE network, including the supply of infrastructure and terminal solutions.