Cable & Telecom

Shaw taps Nokia Siemens for wireless network

CALGARY - Shaw Communications has chosen Nokia Siemens Networks to provide the radio access network and core equipment for Shaw's pending next generation wireless network.Nokia Siemens won the business “after an extensive and competitive review process”, Shaw said Monday in an announcement.The equipment will be fully 3G and LTE capable, giving Shaw a variety of options to deliver broadband wireless services to customers using the Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) band, as well as future frequency bands, the announcement continued. Shaw announced in April that its new wireless network is expected to launch in the second half of 2011. www.shaw.cawww.nokiasiemensnetworks.com