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Nokia announces over 3,000 5G patent declarations

Nokia today announced that it has declared more than 3,000 patent families to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) as essential for the 5G standard, reflecting its continuing leadership and strong momentum in cellular technology R&D and standardization.

Nokia introduces new Wi-Fi 6 mesh router and technology innovations to deliver ultimate gigabit experience in a 5G world

Nokia today announced it is adding a new Wi-Fi 6 Beacon to its whole-home WiFi portfolio, helping operators to deliver a powerful user experience. Providing a high-capacity, high-performance in-home solution, the new Beacon 6 uses Wi-Fi 6 to deliver 40 percent faster speeds than previous Wi-Fi generations. To further enhance the in-home experience, Nokia is also adding low-latency technology built on Nokia Bell Labs innovations to its Wi-Fi portfolio. Drastically improving residential Wi-Fi networks, the Nokia Beacon 6 provides operators with an easy to install solution that can support low-latency applications such as gaming and gigabit speeds essential for creating a seamless end-to-end 5G experience.

Nokia Bell Labs’ world records and innovations in fiber optics to enable faster and higher capacity 5G networks of the future

Nokia Bell Labs today announced that its researchers have set the world record for the highest single carrier bit rate at 1.52 Terabits per second (Tbit/s) over 80 km of standard single mode fiber -- the equivalent of simultaneously streaming 1.5 million YouTube videos – which is four times the market’s current state-of-the-art of approximately 400 Gigabits per second. This world record, along with other optical networking innovations announced today, will further strengthen Nokia’s ability to develop networks for the 5G era that meet the ever-growing data, capacity and latency demands of industrial Internet of Things and consumer applications.

Nokia Bell Labs invites innovators to create the foundation for the next industrial revolution in the Bell Labs Prize 2020 competition

Nokia Bell Labs today launched the Bell Labs Prize 2020, which is a competition for researchers around the world with disruptive innovations that have the potential to form the foundation of the next industrial revolution and manifestly change human productivity. Prize finalists will be given access to Bell Labs resources – software, hardware, systems, platforms and a set of brilliant collaborators from a huge variety of different disciplines and perspectives – to bring their ideas to the forefront of the next industrial revolution.

Nokia enhances fiber access portfolio to accelerate 5G

Nokia today announced it is expanding its fiber access portfolio to include new solutions and innovations that will enable service providers to deliver a gigabit experience to everyone, sooner. The enhanced portfolio includes a new Lightspan MF access node designed for the 5G era, a new Beacon 6 in-home gateway that supports 5G mobile data offloading and several Nokia Bell Labs innovations that reduce latency to create a seamless 5G experience. By combining the strengths of FTTH and 5G, Nokia is helping operators accelerate 5G deployments and deploy gigabit services in the most cost-effective way.

Nokia announces first-of-its-kind 5G certification program to train and certify industry professionals

Nokia today announced that it is launching a certification program to help industry professionals realize the full business potential of end-to-end 5G networks. The Nokia Bell Labs End-to-End 5G Certification Program is a first-of-its-kind program that will offer professionals across the information and communications technology (ICT) industry two levels of certification – Associate and Professional – that deliver essential knowledge covering everything from the basics of 5G networks to professional level planning and design.

Nokia Bell Labs Announces Collaboration with Finnish National Opera and Ballet on ‘Opera Beyond’

Opera Beyond, a project that explores the opportunities for emerging technologies to help evolve the performing arts, is set for expansion in Finland. Led by Nokia Bell Labs, the partnership with the Finnish National Opera and Ballet is part of “Experiments in Arts and Technology” lab and will see artists and the Nokia Bell Labs engineers and scientists working together.

NATAS Announces Recipients of 71st Tech & Engineering Emmys

The winners of the 71st annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards were announced Wednesday, Jan. 15, recognizing innovation and achievement in areas ranging from imaging sensor development to pioneering work on a public cloud-based media supply chain.

Nokia Bell Labs Prize awarded to new processor technology pioneered by student and professor team from University of California at Berkeley

Nokia today announced this year’s Nokia Bell Labs Prize, the global competition to recognize game-changing innovations that attracted more than 250 applications from 31 countries around the world. The 2019 prize has been awarded to a student and Professor team from the University of California at Berkeley. PhD student Tianshi Wang and Professor Jaijeet Roychowdhury received $100,000 for winning the competition, and the opportunity to pursue an expanded collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs.

Nokia opens Future X Lab in Finland

Nokia today opened a 5G Future X Lab at its global headquarters in Espoo, Finland, enabling customers to experience Nokia’s full end-to-end portfolio of 5G equipment, software and services.

Nokia's revolutionary 5G virtual testing speeds deployment

Nokia is making 5G deployments faster and more cost-efficient with its patent-pending 5G virtual testing environment.