Nokia Siemens Networks wins deal in China to reduce emissions with energy efficient telecoms solutions

Nokia Siemens Networks expands cooperation with China Mobile Group Beijing Ltd., (CMBJ) for wireless network systems which significantly lowers operating costs and power consumption over traditional systems

Beijing, China, (PresseBox) - Nokia Siemens Networks, the number one telecommunications company in energy efficient wireless solutions, today said that it has signed a contract for the delivery of its innovative Flexi GSM Base Stations to CMBJ. The deal provides CMBJ with superior network hardware and software technology that uses less energy, lowers operating costs and reduces CO2 emissions at the same time.

The deal comes at a critical time in the People’s Republic of China where government policy is increasingly focused on minimizing the environmental impact of strategic industries while maintaining opportunities for economic welfare and growth.

As the official telecommunications supplier at various venues during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, CMBJ is focused on helping to make it a "Green" Olympics in every way possible. This includes making sure that the millions of visitors to Beijing can connect to the rest of the world in the most energy efficient way, thus reducing the impact on our environment. CMBJ applauds the efforts by Nokia Siemens Networks to create solutions that meet China’s growing need for converging data, voice and video services, while balancing operational costs and the environment.

Zhang Zhiqiang, Head of Nokia Siemens Networks Greater China Region, said: "As China’s boom in the telecommunications market continues, Nokia Siemens Networks is answering the call to deliver innovative solutions to operators who are continually being challenged with rising costs and competitive pressures. Not only does this demonstrate how we can create an optimal way for customers like CMBJ to save costs by reducing power consumption, we can also cut CO2 emissions as a result in a way that lowers the impact on the environment."

The Flexi GSM Base Station being used by CMBJ is the smallest and most energy efficient on the market. Other elements that support Nokia Siemens Networks Energy Efficient solutions includes; minimizing the number of base stations sites in total; minimizing the need for air conditioning to cool the sites and deploying software features that optimize the use of radio access for wireless communications.

About China Mobile Group Beijing Ltd.

China Mobile Group Beijing Ltd. (CMBJ), founded in December 18, 2000, is part of the China Mobile Group.
CMBJ’s core business focuses on voice, data, multimedia, IP telephony and Internet access services. As the only operator in Beijing focusing on mobile communications, CMBJ boasts a world-leading mobile network and information service capability, as well as more than 10 million subscribers. By October 31, 2007, CMBJ has provided GSM roaming services to over 332 operators in 229 countries and regions.

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