Telenor planing Swedish LTE launch in 2010; Alca-Lu: Vendors can be profitable without consolidation

> Having acquired licences in the 2.6 GHz band, Telenor plans to roll out LTE in Sweden in 2010. Article

> Telstra is backing LTE to help mobile operators lower their costs when it comes to providing mobile broadband services, but the Australian incumbent does not plan to roll out the technology across its coverage area. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks said that mobile data traffic growth will outstrip fixed-line growth by a factor of 10 in the next five years. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent, which has been buffeted by speculation recently about whether it is a possible acquisition target, believes that equipment vendors can still be profitable without the more market consolidation, according to a company executive. Article

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