An outside seating area of a restaurant
 Genelec’s sound system helps set the mood at the Amerikalinjen boutique hotel in Oslo. Image: Genelec

The daily brief: 8 January 2020

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

Rasmus Hetemäki


Valmet partners with Fabio Perini in the tissue industry, Nokia and Vodafone roll out 5G in Australia, Teleste supplies information displays in Germany, and Genelec provides a comprehensive sound system in Norway. Click on the headlines for more in-depth information about each piece of news.

Valmet and Fabio Perini start tissue industry ecosystem

Finnish company Valmet has started an industrial internet ecosystem partnership with Fabio Perini to strengthen collaboration and knowhow in the tissue industry. The partnership combines the expertise of both companies with data from tissue mills and converting plants to bring about new digital solutions and services for optimising production and converting processes. Image: Valmet

Nokia and Vodafone start 5G roll-out in Australia

Nokia and Vodafone Hutchison Australia have announced a minimum five-year partnership to start rolling out Vodafone’s 5G network in the country in the first half of 2020. The collaboration enables Vodafone to fast-track its 5G delivery and switch on the first group of 5G sites in the coming months in the Parramatta area of Sydney, where Nokia has previously demonstrated its 5G-enabling technologies over a test network. Image: Nokia

Teleste to supply information displays in Cologne

Finnish company Teleste will deliver information displays to Cologne Transit Authority (KVB) in Germany, together with its German subsidiary iqu Systems. The order includes 462 RGB LED displays for the entire light rail network in the city, which will be installed at KVB stations and platforms by Teleste’s German services company, Cableway. Image: Wikimedia Commons

Genelec turns up the sound at boutique hotel in Oslo

Finnish audio company Genelec has provided a comprehensive sound system to the Amerikalinjen urban boutique hotel in Norway’s capital, Oslo. The system was supplied by Norwegian pro audio specialist Benum and comprises more than 50 Genelec speakers and subwoofers fitted into the hotel’s reception, restaurant, cocktail bar and conservatory. Image: Genelec

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