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BRIEF-Nokia wins Telenor deal for Norway, Sweden optical backbone network

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Nokia Oyj:

* NOKIA TO REPLACE LEGACY OPTICAL CORE NETWORK CONNECTING 200 TELENOR NODES IN NORWAY AND SWEDEN

* ADVANCED NOKIA OPTICAL TECHNOLOGY PAVES WAY FOR SDN-READY DYNAMIC NETWORK CAPABILITIES

* MULTI-TERABIT CAPACITY WILL SUPPORT EVOLUTION TO 5G MOBILE, GROWING CONSUMER DEMAND FOR ONLINE VIDEO AND INTERNET USAGE, AND INCREASING USE OF CLOUD APPLICATIONS

* TELENOR HAS CHOSEN NOKIA AS ITS SOLE SUPPLIER FOR REPLACEMENT OF ITS LEGACY OPTICAL BACKBONE NETWORK

* NEW OPTICAL CORE NETWORK WILL PROVIDE MUCH-NEEDED BANDWIDTH CAPACITY IN NORWAY AND SWEDEN Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Terje Solsvik)

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