Nokia applauds Verizon Wireless' LTE choice

Nokia applauded Verizon Wireless' choice of Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology for its next generation mobile broadband network. Nokia said the choice is for an open and global specification that will bring scale and efficiencies for manufacturers of networking equipment. However, standards bodies have yet to agree on a 4G standard.

"Nokia has long been committed to working closely with operators in the U.S. and around the world, and is very pleased to support Verizon Wireless in their choice of LTE as their global 4G evolution path," said Mark Louison, president of the North American arm of Nokia.

For more on Nokia's reaction to Verizon's LTE announcement:
- read this press release

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