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#MWC19: Nokia 5G Maturity Index reveals best practices as operators make critical 5G network and service investment decisions

Nokia announced the results of the Nokia 5G Maturity Index, produced in partnership with Analysys Mason, which provides operators with best practices for planning and deploying 5G services. The industry's first benchmark of 5G operator maturity revealed that two-thirds of operators expect 5G to create new revenue streams, while more than 70% of operators are focused on 5G to help improve existing consumer services.

Weldon on 5G and the 4th Industrial Revolution

It is exciting for Weldon because the Bell Labs of today, under Nokia, is playing a major role in what is known as the 4th Industrial Revolution with the company’s focus on 5th generation (5G) wireless technology.

#MWC19: Nokia expands Anyhaul transport portfolio with 25 Gbps speeds to support operator network investment for 5G rollouts

In advance of Mobile World Congress, Nokia announces a raft of enhancements to its Anyhaul transport portfolio that help operators prepare their networks for 5G by delivering throughput speeds of up to 25 Gbps to base stations.

MediaTek and Nokia Successfully Complete Testing of Helio M70 5G Modem and the Nokia AirScale 5G Base Station for Commercial Readiness

MediaTek and Nokia today announced the completion of first wave 5G interoperability testing between the MediaTek Helio M70 5G modem and Nokia AirScale 5G Base Station. This marks a significant milestone for MediaTek and Nokia, who have been collaborating for the past two years to accelerate the rollout of 5G networks and enable the first wave of 5G devices.

Nokia launches Cognitive Collaboration Hubs to help operators design 5G networks and create AI-enabled use cases

Nokia, in advance of Mobile World Congress 2019, announced that it is opening a network of Cognitive Collaboration Hubs. These data science centers will further the cooperation between Nokia, operators, and enterprises under one roof in order to develop innovative, AI-powered use cases.

Advancing its digital transformation with Nokia, Telenor Pakistan deploys country's first 5G-ready cloud-based RAN platform and controllers

Nokia's 5G-ready AirScale Cloud RAN solution and controllers have been successfully deployed by Telenor Pakistan, further advancing its goal of digital transformation to optimize the end customer experience, improve total cost of ownership and quickly respond to emerging opportunities.

Nokia selected as a key partner for Rakuten's end-to-end cloud-native mobile network in Japan

Nokia announced it is working with Rakuten to build a new mobile network in Japan. Nokia will provide full turnkey services to plan, manage, deploy and integrate cloud RAN, AirGile cloud-native core network technology and several Nokia software functions.

Nokia expands its WING offering with IoT applications for operators to address new vertical markets

In advance of Mobile World Congress, Nokia launched off-the-shelf Internet of Things (IoT) packages to help operators win new business in vertical IoT markets. In addition to enabling operators to achieve a fast time to market, the packages simplify the set-up and operations of enterprise IoT services.

M-net trials 500G using Nokia's signal processing tech for WDM network

Nokia and M-net enable 500G (gigabits per second) over single probabilistically shaped wavelength in real-world environment for first time, setting new milestone for network of the future.

KDDI deploys G.fast broadband solutions from Nokia

KDDI, a leading telecommunications operator in Japan, is deploying Nokia's G.fast solution to apartments and multi-dwelling units (MDU) buildings to deliver ultra-broadband services to customers. Reducing the need to install new fiber, Nokia's technology will enable KDDI to use existing copper lines in MDU buildings to deliver 830Mbps combined uplink and downlink speeds to customers.

Charting a new course for Africa's economic prosperity

The telecommunications industry is at a cross-road of innovation. It has a major role to play, but needs to renew its business model, develop ecosystem of new partners and customers, and unleash the full potential of next generation technologies.

MIRIS selects Nokia AirFrame Open Edge technology to deploy sustainable edge data center networks across Nordic region

Nokia announced that MIRIS, a leading Norwegian real estate and technology firm, will deploy AirFrame Open Edge data center technology to support delivery of Smart City services in business parks and residential areas. MIRIS plans to build data centers in about 20 urban locations in Norway during 2019, followed by a wider roll out across the Nordic region.

The world's oldest Nobel Prize winner, a 96-year-old physicist, says his new invention will give everyone in the world clean, cheap energy

Bell Labs Nobel Laureate, Artuhr Ashkin says he's not done inventing yet — his lifelong obsession with light has taken a recent turn toward solar energy.

Ottawa strikes $40M research deal on 5G technology with Nokia

The government of Canada announced up to $40 million for Finnish telecom giant Nokia on Thursday to conduct research on 5G wireless technology in Canada. The funding comes as Ottawa is in the middle of a comprehensive national-security review of the potential involvement of Nokia's Chinese rival, Huawei, in Canada's eventual fifth generation mobile network.

C Spire: Successful First Test of Terabit-Speed University Research Network in Mississippi

C Spire and several other technology partners, including Nokia, successfully tested the first Terabit-speed connections on a Mississippi university campus in November as part of its continuing improvements and innovation for the Mississippi Optical Network (MissiON).

Komatsu First to Operate Autonomous Haulage System over Dedicated Private LTE Network

Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, announced the FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) has qualified to operate on private long-term evolution (LTE) mobile broadband technology. They tested the FrontRunner AHS on Nokia's Future X infrastructure.

The New Era of Disruptive Technologies

While smartphones today can more rapidly transmit data than they once could, United States users are on the cusp of experiencing 5G technology, which will usher in extremely lower latency, vastly more capacity, higher security, scalability – and a staggering 99.999 percent reliability.

Nokia's Service Operations Center Powers Telefonica UK's Drive Towards Customer-Centric Operations

Telefónica Group has selected Nokia as its Service Operation Center vendor to support the operator's journey in the UK from a traditional network-centric operation towards a customer-centric operation with full focus on the customer experience. Nokia's evolved Service Operation Center (eSOC) platform will be implemented for Telefónica UK's 32 million customers.

NOKIA: SDNbucks chooses Nokia's Nuage Networks to power SciSports' cloud-based data analytics service for professional soccer organizations around the world

Nokia announced that its Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0 solution has been chosen by managed service provider, SDNbucks, to provide fully managed connectivity for SciSports, a professional sports data intelligence company focused on using advanced deep learning and computer vision technologies to improve professional sports and enrich the fan experience. The SD-WAN 2.0 solution interconnects sports stadiums, research and data centers, and the cloud-based application engine hosted on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

The future of the industrial automation is all about the network

In November, NJTechWeekly.com was among a small group of journalists who were given a first look at some new industrial automation/internet-of-things (IoT) technology at Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill.

Ooredoo Myanmar picks Nokia's Managed Security Services to protect its network against cyber threats

Ooredoo has selected Nokia to secure its telecom and ICT networks against cyber threats. Nokia is providing its Managed Security Services to operate and manage all aspects of security. The cyber-attack detection and response capabilities are provided remotely from the Nokia Security Operation Center.

Nokia completes the sale of its IP Video business

Nokia announced the successful completion of the sale of the majority of its IP Video business to Volaris Group, a Toronto-based software company. The divestment was originally announced September 13, 2018.

Nokia names Sandra Motley as Fixed Networks Business Group president

Nokia named Sandra D. Motley as President of its Fixed Networks Business Group effective January 1, 2019. She will report to Nokia President and CEO Rajeev Suri.

Rodney Brooks: The Future of Innovation in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

This Shannon Luminary Lecture at Nokia Bell Labs featured Rodney Brooks–an Australian roboticist, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, author, and robotics entrepreneur, most known for popularizing the actionist approach to robotics.

2018 Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Arthur Ashkin delivers his Nobel Lecture at Nokia Bell Labs

Nokia Bell Labs, the world renowned industrial research arm of Nokia, held a ceremony in honor of Arthur Ashkin, who was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for work undertaken while at Bell Labs. Ashkin was awarded the prize for the invention of optical tweezers and their application to biological systems, which enables scientists to further unravel the mysteries of human life.