October 28, 2019

The daily brief: 28 October 2019

Helsinki-based martech startup Leadoo is growing out of the Nordics.

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Leadoo, Teleste and Nokia make headlines.

Finnish market technology company Leadoo has opened an office in London, Teleste is providing a video management system to a French motorway operator, and Nokia is testing 5G in Poland with Orange.

Teleste video solution to monitor French motorways

Finnish company Teleste will deliver a video management system to France-based APRR Group, which will use the system to upgrade motorway safety and surveillance infrastructure in the country. Teleste will implement the system together with ENGIE Ineo, which will be in charge of monitoring and securing the motorway network, including motorways, car parks and rest areas, in the south and east of France. The deliveries will be made in 2019 and 2020, and the contract also includes a 10-year maintenance agreement.


Leadoo expands to the UK

Finnish market tech startup Leadoo has opened a new office in London, its first outside the Nordics. Leadoo provides interactive chatbots to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that activate passive users on websites and generate increases of an average of 30 to 100 per cent in lead conversions and, as a result, boost online sales. In addition to providing customer support and enhanced visitor experiences on websites, its range of bots can also improve online recruitment processes for companies looking to hire new personnel.


Nokia and Orange test 5G in Poland

Nokia and French telecommunications company Orange have launched a large-scale 5G test in the Polish city of Lublin, aiming to take network trials in the country to the next stage. The trials will make use of 10 Nokia 5G base stations located in different districts of the city, as well as Nokia’s 5G radio access technology and 5G gateways. Orange has been preparing the launch of 5G in Poland for over a year.


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