Nokia Lands High-Speed Wireless Contract From U.S. Army

Motorola is cutting jobs and watching profits drop. What's Nokia up to? Making deals with the world's largest military power. That was a no-brainer.

The U.S. Army has awarded Nokia a contract to build a WCDMA 3G/HSDPA network which will be installed at an undisclosed Army Research and Development Center. The mobile communications operator boasted its Nokia MSC Server System can save operating expenses of between 30 and 70 percent compared to legacy switching technologies. Nokia may already provide High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) technology to 66 3G customers, but the American Army still has to evaluate HSDPA for potential defensive applications.

News source: InformationWeek

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Great! I wasn't trying to be 'picky', but felt it was important that people realised that China's military is the largest in personnell terms and with its massive spending to modernise the 2020s onward are going to be interesting years seeing China is still a Communist country. With Russia slipping back to communism under the leadership of that ex-K.G.B. hack, Putin, great challenges for the free world are ahead.

That is news to me that the U.S. army is "world's biggest army"!
The world's biggest army is the People's Republic of China army.

It is true, however, that the U.S. is the world's biggest military spender.