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Finland and Russia agree deal on 3G in border areas

Finland and Russia agree deal on 3G in border areas | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland has reached agreement with her eastern neighbour on co-ordinating use of the 900Mhz band in mobile communications. The agreement allows for the construction of 3G networks in border areas.
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noodls® › gateway to facts | The latest survey on Finnish 3G networks: Rapid development continues

noodls® › gateway to facts | The latest survey on Finnish 3G networks: Rapid development continues | Finland | Scoop.it
Elisa Corporation, press release, 23 May 2011
The explosive popularity of smartphones has also boosted the rapid development of Finnish 3G networks. The sixth independent survey published today reveals that the largest differences continue to be in the coverage of the networks. Elisa’s 3G network has the widest coverage in Finland and also the largest number of network cells.
European Communications Engineering Ltd (ECE) conducted the sixth national measurement survey of 3G networks in February-April 2011. The characteristics of mobile networks have improved for all operators compared with the previous measurement conducted in the autumn of 2010.
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Research and Markets: Finland Mobile Market – Overview, Statistics and Forecasts 2011 | Gamut News

Research and Markets: Finland Mobile Market – Overview, Statistics and Forecasts 2011 | Gamut News | Finland | Scoop.it
May 26, 2011 (Business Wire) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/74aafd/finland_mobile_m) has announced the addition of the “Finland – Mobile Market – Overview, Statistics and Forecasts” report to their offering.

Finland has one of most innovative mobile markets in Europe. The country was a pioneer in developing 3G, and was the first to deploy 3G over 900MHz spectrum. Growth in the sector continues to be strong despite high mobile penetration. The 3G now makes up almost a third of the total subscriber base, while mobile broadband has also grown considerably during the last two years. Finland was also one of the first countries in the world to deploy a commercial LTE service. In addition, it boasts one of the lowest mobile call charges of all EU Member States...
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