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Nokia joins Facebook's Express Wi-Fi Technology Partner program to build better Wi-Fi networks

Nokia announced at MWC 2019 that it is joining Facebook's Express Wi-Fi Technology Partner ecosystem, expanding its participation in Facebook Connectivity's initiatives.

MWC19: Bharti Airtel to trial Nokia's 5G-ready fronthaul solution

Nokia announced that Bharti Airtel will trial its homogenous fronthaul solution which can support 4G, 5G and enterprise services through a common platform. This trial is part of Bharti Airtel's strategy to make its network future ready to meet the growing demand for high speed data driven by the digital revolution in India.

Telenor Group and Nokia to pilot 5G capabilities in Denmark

Nokia and Telenor Group will test 5G capabilities in both the Radio Access Network (RAN) and the mobile core network in Denmark. Nokia will deploy AirScale base stations for piloting 5G in Telenor Denmark's commercial radio access network and will also test new functions in the cloud-core network as part of the 5G pilot.

Nokia and CMCC deliver world's first AI-powered cloud VR experience over O-RAN architecture on CMCC live 5G network

Nokia today announced the successful field trial of its Cloud RAN architecture on CMCC's live 5G NSA network. Using the Nokia 5G commercial-ready AirScale base station, Nokia and China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) successfully trialed a VR gaming application based on an AI-powered cloud RAN edge computing platform.

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri 5G is surging ahead and Nokia is positioned to reap the benefits with the world's only globally available 5G end-to-end portfolio

Nokia arrives at Mobile World Congress as a world leader in 5G, with the industry's only end-to-end portfolio that is available in all markets around the world. We are remarkably well-positioned with more than 20 5G contracts, and almost 100 5G engagements with customers in every region of the world. We also believe that there will be a virtuous circle of investment as networks are upgraded to meet the demands of 5G and Nokia has the right portfolio at the right time to meet that need.

#MWC19: Sony Pictures takes 'Spider-Man(TM): Far From Home' to new heights with 5G powered by Nokia and Intel

n advance of the release of Sony Pictures' highly anticipated motion picture Spider-Man(TM): Far from Home, in theaters in July 2019, Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR), Nokia and Intel let attendees of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona become Spider-Man with the new Spider-Man: Far From Home VR experience, powered by 5G.

#MWC19: Nokia and Optus establish multiple world firsts with 5G roll out in Australia

Nokia and leading Australian network operator, Optus, announced several breakthroughs to establish the first 5G commercial services in Australia.

#MWC19: Nokia accelerates 5G roll out with launch of Fixed Wireless Access FastMile 5G Gateway

In advance of Mobile World Congress 2019, Nokia is introducing a new FastMile 5G Gateway that allows operators upgrading their LTE network to capture new Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) revenue and accelerate 5G rollouts. Nokia's FastMile 5G Gateway uses the same sub-6GHz 5G that operators will use to upgrade their LTE grid, providing broader coverage of FWA and enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) services.

Nokia software solutions will allow KT to conduct trials of 5G Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and network slicing

Nokia and Korea Telecom (KT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate and trial various 5G technologies, including NFV and network slicing, in order to develop new applications and business models for the operator's enterprise customers.

Nokia and Vodafone collaborate on active antennas to boost 5G radio capacity and reduce costs

t Mobile World Congress 2019, Nokia and Vodafone will demonstrate two massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (mMIMO) innovations to improve 5G capacity and performance. The companies will jointly showcase how 5G services can be delivered using low power, compact form factor and more easily deployed RFIC based mMIMO antennas, which reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) compared to conventional mMIMO antennas.

Nokia's cloud core platform helps Grameenphone continue its digital transformation in Bangladesh

Nokia and Grameenphone have completed the migration of Grameenphone's 72 million customers to the Nokia User Data Convergence (UDC) cloud core platform.

Nokia MBiT Index reports 4G contributed to 92% of total data traffic in 2018 in India

Nokia's annual Mobile Broadband India Traffic (MBiT) Index study* of mobile broadband performance in India reveals that the increase in the consumption of data across the country led to overall growth of data traffic by 109% with 4G technology constituting 92% of this growth.

#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.