Nokia

Nokia and Mobily pilot world’s first 4G and 5G Fixed Wireless Access network slicing

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 9:30am

Nokia is first vendor to deploy 4G and 5G network slicing in live multi-vendor network across all domains, including access, transport and core

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  • Nokia is first vendor to deploy 4G and 5G network slicing in live multi-vendor network across all domains, including access, transport and core
    Espoo, Finland Nokia today announced that it has successfully piloted 4G and 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) network slicing with Saudi Arabian telecommunications services provider, Mobily on their live commercial network the first sliced FWA deployment in the world.
  • Nokias 4G/5G network slicing solution works in LTE, 5G non-standalone (NSA) and 5G standalone (SA) networks.
  • Nokia was the first vendor to launch 4G and 5G network slicing and has developed the solution further with slice management automation, orchestration and assurance capabilities.
  • Nokia was the first vendor to offer a slicing solution and we are proud to continue our long-standing partnership with Mobily to offer 4G and 5G network slicing services to their customers.

Disaggregated Router Market to Grow in Excess of 50% Per Year Over Next Five Years According to 650 Group’s New Forecast Report

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 5:38pm

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new report published by 650 Group, titled Disaggregated Router Forecast 2020-2025, the worldwide Disaggregated Router market will exceed $3 Billion in revenue by 2025.

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  • INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new report published by 650 Group, titled Disaggregated Router Forecast 2020-2025, the worldwide Disaggregated Router market will exceed $3 Billion in revenue by 2025.
  • With the advent of the commercial Internet in the mid-1990s, this market saw rapid expansion.
  • The development of software-based routing technology that can be sold separately from routing hardware has spawned the Disaggregated Routing market, causing soaring growth.
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    Vendors mentioned in the report include Arista Networks, Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Drivenets, Huawei, Intel, Juniper Networks, Nokia, and ZTE.

Nokia selected for U.S. Federal 5G Cybersecurity Project

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Espoo, Finland Nokia today announced it has been selected as a technology provider and collaborator by the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) 5G Cybersecurity Project.

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  • Espoo, Finland Nokia today announced it has been selected as a technology provider and collaborator by the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) 5G Cybersecurity Project.
  • The 5G Cybersecurity Project will identify a number of 5G use cases and demonstrate how the components of the 5G architecture can provide security capabilities to mitigate identified risks and meet industry sectors compliance requirements.
  • The 5G Cybersecurity Project fills this role with a cross-section of government and industry collaborators on board.
  • Nokia solutions that will be deployed for this project include industry-leading software, 5G RAN and core solutions, and IP-Backhaul, as well as innovations from Nokia Bell Labs.

Google Cloud, Nokia partner to accelerate cloud-native 5G readiness for communication service providers

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

As part of this collaboration, Nokia is supplying its voice core, cloud packet core, network exposure function, data management, signaling, and 5G core.

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  • As part of this collaboration, Nokia is supplying its voice core, cloud packet core, network exposure function, data management, signaling, and 5G core.
  • Doing so requires modernized infrastructure, built for a cloud-native 5G core, and were proud to partner with Nokia to help the telecommunications industry expand and support these customers.
  • We are therefore excited to see two innovative organizations like Nokia and Google Cloud joining forces to accelerate ecosystem innovation across critical areas like Open RAN and virtual RAN and the cloud-native 5G Core.
  • BT is excited that Google and Nokia are innovating together to help accelerate new, on-demand edge and convergence solutions, creating new possibilities for consumers and enterprises.

Nokia Shanghai Bell to deploy next-generation network for Airport Authority Hong Kong

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 12:01am

Espoo, Finland Nokia Shanghai Bell today announced that Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) will deploy a new, high-bandwidth, mission-critical Nokia IP/MPLS network to support tower operations at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).

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  • Espoo, Finland Nokia Shanghai Bell today announced that Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) will deploy a new, high-bandwidth, mission-critical Nokia IP/MPLS network to support tower operations at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
  • In addition to provision of packet-based IP routing solutions, Nokia will support and manage migration of legacy non-IP aviation applications to the new network.
  • Nokia will also supply a range of operational aviation-specific professional services for network design, architecture, integration and deployment.
  • Nokia will partner with Shun Hing Systems Integration, a subsidiary of the renowned Hong Kong-based Shun Hing Group, to deliver the project.

T-Mobile to Expand and Advance the Nation’s Largest 5G Network with New 5-Year Agreements

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:29pm

T-Mobile already has the largest 5G network in the country, said Neville Ray, T-Mobile President of Technology.

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  • T-Mobile already has the largest 5G network in the country, said Neville Ray, T-Mobile President of Technology.
  • Building on two decades of partnership, the Un-carrier will work with Ericsson and Nokia to expand its nationwide 5G network for better 5G coverage and future game-changing experiences, and advanced network capabilities like 5G carrier aggregation.
  • T-Mobile also plans to add advanced technical capabilities like voice over 5G (VoNR), network slicing, and multi-user massive MIMO to its 5G network.
  • T-Mobile is already Americas 5G leader with the most advanced 5G network and fast 5G speeds in more places than any other wireless provider.

Vodafone Crowns Sitetracker Scale-Up of the Year at Supplier & Partner Event

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 8:00am

With categories including Supplier of the Year, Sustainable Supply Chain, and Health and Safety, this is the first year Vodafone has recognized Scale-Ups in their own category.

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  • With categories including Supplier of the Year, Sustainable Supply Chain, and Health and Safety, this is the first year Vodafone has recognized Scale-Ups in their own category.
  • It is an honor to have Vodafone recognize us alongside industry giants like Nokia, Accenture, and Cisco, said David George, SVP of International at Sitetracker.
  • Before Sitetracker, businesses involved in telecom infrastructure deployment and maintenance relied on disparate point solutions, inhouse tools, or antiquated industry incumbents.
  • Thank you to team Vodafone for honoring us with this coveted award, said Giuseppe Incitti, CEO at Sitetracker.

Nokia and M1 partner with 5G standalone Core to drive Singapore’s 5G ecosystem

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 2:00am

Nokia and M1 building highly secure, containerized and cloud-native 5G standalone Core to enhance M1 network resilience and performance

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  • Nokia and M1 building highly secure, containerized and cloud-native 5G standalone Core to enhance M1 network resilience and performance
    Helping M1 to develop strategic partnerships with government agencies, universities and leading enterprises
    Espoo, Finland Nokia and M1 have signed a partnership agreement to deploy Nokias cloud-native Core software in order to drive Singapores 5G standalone network launch in 2021.
  • Nokia 5G standalone Core, developed with open-source and licensed software components, and consisting mainly of 5G cloud-native Core and Cloud Packet Core software, will offer M1 the reliability, scalability, flexibility and performance needed to efficiently deliver network capabilities like cloud gaming and immersive experience applications for Singaporean 5G customers.
  • With Nokias 5G standalone Core integrated into our 5G network, we are well positioned to harness the endless possibilities that 5G standalone can bring about.
  • Raghav Sahgal, President of Cloud and Network Services at Nokia, said: With Nokia 5G standalone Core, we are pleased to be expanding our long-standing partnership with M1, enabling Singapores transformation to 5G by providing a host of new capabilities.

Nokia to accelerate Tele2’s digitalization with distributed cloud core

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 6:30am

Nokia core offers near zero-touch automation capabilities that drive greater scale and reliability, allowing Tele2 to cost-effectively lay the foundation for 5G and enable faster time to market with new services.

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  • Nokia core offers near zero-touch automation capabilities that drive greater scale and reliability, allowing Tele2 to cost-effectively lay the foundation for 5G and enable faster time to market with new services.
  • As part of Tele2s core evolution, Nokia will deploy its Cloud Packet Core products to support both 4G and 5G core network functions and enhance network scale, performance and reliability.
  • Nokia is leading the market in CSP core network deployments with 25 of the top 40 service providers relying on Nokia Core Network products.
  • Nokia solutions will be deployed across Nokia Container Services, a cloud-native solution that integrates multi-vendor and multi-technology environments.

Globalstar Announces Nokia Deployment Over Licensed Band 53 at Port of Seattle

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 10:09pm

Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT) (Globalstar or the Company) today announced that business partner Nokia has entered into an agreement with Tideworks Technology, to deploy Globalstars Band 53 spectrum at the Port of Seattle, Terminal 5.

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  • Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT) (Globalstar or the Company) today announced that business partner Nokia has entered into an agreement with Tideworks Technology, to deploy Globalstars Band 53 spectrum at the Port of Seattle, Terminal 5.
  • This deployment marks the second collaboration between Globalstar and Nokia at a United States Port.
  • Jay Monroe, Executive Chairman of Globalstar, commented, We are excited to be a part of this opportunity with Tideworks and Nokia.
  • Globalstar has worked to develop the Band 53 ecosystem with a group of priority partners like Nokia.