About the Author
Esa Metsälä, Senior Specialist, Transport, Technology and Architecture,Nokia Siemens Networks, Finland
Esa Metsälä has held positions in Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks in R&D, System and Business mgmt, Product Mgmt, Solution management since 1990. Esa is currently leader of Radio Network system specification team for transport, and also leads a feature screening team in Radio Network Transport product management. Esa has worked in teams responsible for mobile backhaul system level specifications for 3G/HSPA for over 10 yrs. Working in product mgmt, with a team, Esa has also been responsible for Nokia Radio Networks 3G transport solution and roadmap responsibility during System and Bus management era. Overall Esa has over 20 yrs of experience in the field. Esa has also given two conference presentations for HSPA.
Juha Salmelin, Manager, Mobile Backhaul Research, Nokia Siemens Networks, Finalnd
Juha has held positions in R&D at Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks since 1988. Beginning from Asic designer of Microwave radios, Juha's positions have continued managing many different projects in transport product R&D. Team leader, department manager and Head of Technology roles in mobile backhaul products R&D including mobile backhaul e2e-solutions. Currently managing mobile backhaul in NSN Research, some key contributions include: Wireless and Wireline Backhaul Research, Micro Wave Radios, Mobile WiMAX, Femto Home Base stations for 3G, Mobile Backhaul Vision and internal White Papers, Backhaul technology roadmapping.