|3 Scandinavia launches 3G Push-to-Talk|
Posted: 04-Sep-2007 [Source: Nokia Siemens]
[3 Scandinavia and Nokia Siemens Networks announce launch of a commercial 3G push-to-talk and presence service in Sweden.]
3 Scandinavia together with Nokia Siemens Networks have launched a commercial 3G Push-to-Talk and Presence service in Sweden. The service enables people to use their mobile phones like walkie-talkies, communicating with a selected group or with individuals at the push of a button. In selecting the Nokia Siemens Networks hosting solution to host its commercial Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) and Presence services, 3 Scandinavia was able to roll out the solution more quickly and efficiently.
Nokia Siemens Networks is providing a full hosted solution to 3 Scandinavia including a full suite of network monitoring, operations and systems integration services. The solution also comprises Presence services, an enabling service which enhances the PoC user experience.
"Following our successful trial and considerable research into this market, now is the perfect time to launch our 3Push-to-Talk service," said Jan Blom, Director of Business Marketing & Sales, 3 Sweden. "The solution and services from Nokia Siemens Networks mean that we are able to focus fully on promoting new, value-added services to our customers."
"We are delighted to be part of this launch with 3 Scandinavia," said Jan Lindgren, Country Head for Nokia Siemens Networks Sweden. "This is continued proof of the strength of our hosting solution and the confidence it gives our operator customers, like 3 Scandinavia, to explore new revenue streams with reduced investment, risk and complexity."
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