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Thursday | March 4 | 2021

Tele2 and Telenor won 100 MHz in the Swedish 3.5 GHz spectrum auction

Tele2 and Telenor Sweden have together secured crucial spectrum in the 3.5 GHz spectrum auction.

Combined with the frequencies already won in the 700 MHz auction 2018, this will make it possible to commence the nationwide rollout of 5G, as well a significant upgrade of the existing 4G network.

The rollout will be conducted through Tele2’s and Telenor’s joint company Net4Mobility.

The two companies have also finalized their vendor procurement and chosen Ericsson and Nokia as partners for the rollout of their joint nationwide 5G radio access network.

The new 5G network will increase speed and coverage while lowering latency for both consumers and businesses.

Tele2’s 5G vendors

In connection to the auction, Tele2 and Telenor have also finalized their procurement of radio access network vendors and have signed with Ericsson and Nokia for their nationwide rollout.

As previously announced, Tele2 has chosen Nokia as vendor for its core network in both Sweden and the Baltics.

Tele2 will operate and monitor its Swedish 5G network from within Sweden.

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