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Nokia Siemens Networks said Thursday it has been selected by SK Telecom in South Korea to provide Long Term Evolution (LTE) infrastructure, using its Flexi Multiradio Base Stations and NetAct network management system as well as implementation and care services.
-The operator will introduce LTE services in Seoul in July 2011 and expand its LTE network to other metropolitan areas by the end of 2012. Nationwide coverage is expected by the end of 2013.
-LTE stands for Long Term Evolution, a radio technology that is an evolution from existing 3G services, bringing higher mobile broadband data speeds and faster response times.
-By Stockholm Bureau, Dow Jones Newswires; +46-8-5451-3090; firstname.lastname@example.org