Telefonica O2 Slovakia, NSN testing LTE

3 Mar 2010

In a press release, Telefonica O2 Slovakia has announced that it will test high speed mobile data services using 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology in the region of Banska Bystrica this year, after it received permission from the local regulatory authorities. The release adds that the tests will be carried out in partnership with Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), and that the cellco is considering further LTE tests in additional locations in Slovakia. Telefonica O2 Slovakia was assigned temporary frequencies in the 2600MHz band to carry out the fourth-generation tests. Telefonica O2 and NSN recently gave a live demonstration of LTE-based mobile broadband connections at the Mobile World Conference 2010 in Barcelona.

Slovakia, Nokia Networks (formerly NSN), O2 Slovakia