NSN announces migration path for Motorola GSM radio network customers
On the heels of its official acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ (NYSE:MSI) wireless networks business, Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) introduced the Single RAN Advanced solution designed to connect existing Motorola GSM base stations to its Flexi Base Station Controller and provide a path to 3G and LTE technologies.
NSN said the solution will become available commercially by the end of June. NSN completed its acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ wireless networks business last week.
“This solution helps Motorola’s GSM radio network customers to reduce operational costs, improve network quality and support more end users today as well as in the future with the existing installed Motorola base station resources,” said Kimmo Virkki, NSN’s head of GSM product management, said in a release. “The first network implementations with select customers show that our approach significantly increases network quality, voice and data traffic and EDGE throughput with Motorola base stations in the field, helping to protect operators’ investments.”
NSN said a single Flexi base station controller is capable of providing the same support as up to 30 of Motorola’s installed base station controllers.