Softbank Mobile subscribers are gearing up for the next phase of mobile broadband. The operator will deploy an HSPA+(DC-HSDPA)* solution over its existing network in the 1.5 GHz band. Softbank Mobile has tied up with Nokia Siemens Networks for its cost effective and future proof mobile data services proposition.
“Japan is the world’s most advanced market in terms of data consumption,” states Mr. Junichi Miyakawa, chief technology officer, Softbank Mobile. “We realize that mobile broadband is now a lifestyle preference and are constantly thinking of ways to improve our delivery to subscribers. The Nokia Siemens Networks solution enables affordable, cost competitive prices, allowing us to provide the best value to our subscribers.”
Having already achieved 60 percent reduction in power consumption and 40 percent savings in site rentals with Nokia Siemens Networks’ Flexi Base Station, Softbank Mobile will be able to extend the environment and operational efficiency benefits to offer the most economical proposition in the market.
“Our industry-leading Flexi Base Station has clearly made its mark in Softbank Mobile’s current setup,” said Yasushi Ozu , the head of Nokia Siemens Networks’ business in Japan . “Backed by the customer trust in our solution, we are looking forward to take an already strong customer relationship to even greater heights.”
About Nokia Siemens Networks
Nokia Siemens Networks is a leading global enabler of telecommunications services. With its focus on innovation and sustainability, the company provides a complete portfolio of mobile, fixed and converged network technology, as well as professional services including consultancy and systems integration, deployment, maintenance and managed services. It is one of the largest telecommunications hardware, software and professional services companies in the world. Operating in 150 countries, its headquarters are in Espoo, Finland www.nokiasiemensnetworks.com
* DC-HSDPA stands for dual cell high speed downlink packet access. DC-HSDPA operation is aimed at enhancing the user experience throughout the whole cell coverage, especially at the cell edge, since the user can access the capacity of two carriers instead of only one. DC-HSDPA can support up to 42 Mbps downlink peak data rates.