Iran, Nokia sign deal
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 14
By Fatih Karimov – Trend:
Iran and Finnish communication company Nokia signed a deal to co-op in the ICT sector, Tasnim news agency reported Sept. 14.
The deal was signed between Iran's largest Internet service provider, Shatel and Nokia in Helsinki, during Iranian ICT minister Mahmoud Vaezi's visit to Finland.
Under the deal the Finnish company will help Iran to provide LTE-TDD services in Iran.
Long-Term Evolution Time-Division Duplex (LTE-TDD), also referred to as TDD LTE, is a 4G telecommunications technology and standard co-developed by an international coalition of companies, including China Mobile, Datang Telecom, Huawei, ZTE, Nokia Solutions and Networks, Qualcomm, Samsung, and ST-Ericsson.
It is one of the two mobile data transmission technologies of the Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technology standard, the other being Frequency-Division Long-Term Evolution (LTE-FDD).