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NIB and Nokia agree EUR 250 million financing for 5G research and development

Nokia today signed a EUR 250 million loan transaction with the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) to finance research and development activities related to 5G technology.

Qualcomm and Nokia Complete 5G NR mmWave and Sub-6 GHz Over-the-Air (OTA) Interoperability Test Calls in Preparation for Commercial 5G Deployments in Early 2019

Qualcomm Technologies and Nokia announced that they have successfully achieved over-the-air (OTA) 5G NR data calls in both the mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum bands.

Professor Heli Jantunen wins Nokia Foundation Recognition Award for her pioneering academic and industry work with microelectronics

Nokia Foundation has granted its 2018 Recognition Award to Professor Heli Jantunen for her outstanding contributions to research and development of microelectronics, manufacturing and materials. The annual Nokia Foundation award ceremony was held on November 29 in Helsinki, Finland.

Nokia showcases 3GPP-compliant Network Exposure Function for 5G Core at Bengaluru Innovation Day

Nokia successfully showcased its Network Exposure Function (NEF) for 5G Core at Nokia's Research and Development center in Bengaluru on the center's Innovation Day. NEF will allow service providers to deliver an improved quality of experience for internet application and device provisioning, enabling a number of 5G use cases including Massive IoT, Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communication and Enhanced Mobile Broadband. Nokia NEF will be commercially available in the third quarter of 2019.

AIS Fibre teams up with Nokia to launch first in-home meshed Wi-Fi service to customers in Thailand

AIS Fibre, a leading fixed broadband operator, is teaming up with Nokia to provide residential customers with a new premium service that ensures a seamless Wi-Fi broadband experience reaching every corner of the home. AIS Fibre customers in Thailand will be eligible to receive the Nokia WiFi Beacon 3 duo-pack for a special price which, once installed, quickly establishes a whole-home meshed Wi-Fi network that significantly enhances ultra-broadband coverage and performance.

Nokia and nbn highlight ultra-fast broadband evolution with Australia's first G.fast deployment

Nokia and nbn Australia have reached another significant milestone in their partnership with the deployment of the first G.fast-capable Distribution Point Units (DPUs) onto the nbn network. nbn has deployed the technology to support the cost-effective evolution of its Fiber-to-the-Curb (FTTC) network to meet customer demand for broadband services using existing copper lines.

Nokia and StarHub complete 5G New Radio pilot in Singapore

In partnership with Nokia, service provider StarHub has completed its first outdoor pilot of 5G New Radio on 3.5GHz frequency band in Singapore.

Eight Inductees to the National Association of Music Merchants TECnology Hall of Fame Announced

The 1964 Bell Labs electret microphone patent attributed to Gerhard Sessler/James West will be one of the eight culturally-significant audio inventions will be inducted to the TECnology Hall of Fame (THOF). The inventions span the 1940s through today and will be officially named during a ceremony held at The 2019 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California on Saturday, January 26.

An African first: Nokia powers 200G optical service on Telecom Egypt's Delta Backbone Network

Nokia announced that Telecom Egypt has adopted Nokia's Photonic Service Engine (PSE) technology to double backbone capacity on its Delta Region DWDM backbone network. Commercial deployment of the new high-speed service started in June and represents the first 200G long distance, single carrier transmission service in Africa.

Nokia and China's OPPO sign patent license agreement

Nokia announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with OPPO. Under the agreement, OPPO will make payments to Nokia for a multi-year license period.

Philippine Red Cross to Employ Nokia Drone Networks Solution to Aid Disaster Response

Nokia and mobile operator Smart Communications are collaborating with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) unveiled a collaboration to bring innovative technology liket LTE-connected drones to disaster areas. The event also served as the inauguration of the non-profit Nokia Saving Lives (NSL) solution, which PRC will now incorporate into their toolkit for demanding search and rescue activities.

A Break in the Quest for the Quantum Speed Limit

The findings, reported in November in Nature Physics by a team working at the University of Sherbrooke in Canada and the National Laboratory for Intense Magnetic Fields (LNCMI) in France, indicate that electrons inside a variety of ceramic crystals called “cuprates” seem to dissipate energy as quickly as possible, apparently bumping up against a fundamental quantum speed limit.

Teleste's smart and safe bus stop built at the Nokia Campus in Espoo, Finland, as a part of the LuxTurrim5G ecosystem

Teleste has built a smart and safe bus stop at the Nokia Campus in Espoo, Finland, as a part of the LuxTurrim5G ecosystem. The innovative bus stop has been designed to improve safety and security for public places through Teleste’s newly launched Connected Zone concept that was introduced in October during Teleste’s Security Seminar in Sweden, where the concept will continue to be developed and tested as a part of Teleste’s Smart City offering.

Nokia establishes Access Networks Division to fully exploit the opportunities of 5G and announces changes in the composition of the Nokia Group Leadership Team

Nokia today announced further steps to align its organizational structure to its strategy, strengthen its leadership team and position the company for success in the 5G era.

Finland: University of Oulu to start 6GFlagship programme

The Academy of Finland has selected the University of Oulu’s proposal 6G-Enabled Wireless Smart Society & Ecosystem as one of the first two flagships in the new national research funding programme.

Nokia releases upgraded CloudBand Infrastructure Software to secure 5G cloud deployments, enhance service delivery and reduce costs for customers

Nokia announced its latest CloudBand Infrastructure Software to give communication service providers (CSPs) and other customers sharper cloud management solutions that improve service delivery and significantly reduce operating costs as 5G deployments get underway.

Nokia, AT&T and Jaunt to show football fans how 5G can help enable the future of mobile content and immersive experiences

On Sunday, November 18, Nokia, AT&T and Jaunt will show football fans the future of mobile content and immersive experiences with a 5G demonstration and tailgate before the Atlanta Falcons faceoff against the Dallas Cowboys. Using 5G connectivity and Jaunt's volumetric capture technology, fans can show their team spirit by creating an end zone dance that is memorable and shareable.

Nokia, AT&T and Jaunt to show football fans how 5G can help enable the future of mobile content and immersive experiences

On Sunday, November 18, Nokia, AT&T and Jaunt will show football fans the future of mobile content and immersive experiences with a 5G demonstration and tailgate before the Atlanta Falcons faceoff against the Dallas Cowboys. Using 5G connectivity and Jaunt's volumetric capture technology, fans can show their team spirit by creating an end zone dance that is memorable and shareable. The tailgate event will be happening at International Plaza outside of Gate 2 at Mercedes Benz Stadium from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET.

Nokia, ABB and Kalmar conduct industry's first trial with ultra-reliable, low-latency 5G technology for electricity grid and harbor automation

Nokia, ABB and Kalmar, part of Cargotec, announced they successfully conducted industrial trials that leverage the low latency capabilities of 5G to support time-critical applications and enhance protection and efficiency in smart electricity grid and harbor automation.

Dell EMC and Nokia Team Up on Digital City Project to Deliver Goods using Semi-Autonomous Barges in the City of Delft

Dell EMC and Nokia have joined as lead technology partners in a public-private smart city initiative to help the historic Dutch City of Delft reduce truck congestion in the city center using semi-autonomous, hydrogen-powered barges in existing waterways for 'last mile' transportation. This collaboration is intended to help reduce traffic, in turn helping the region meet carbon emission, sustainability and economic development targets.

Nokia to sharpen customer organization focus as the 5G era accelerates and announces changes in the composition of the Nokia Group Leadership Team

Nokia today announced plans to realign its primary customer-facing organization into two regional groups: one covering the Americas and the other responsible for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. The company also announced changes in the composition of the Nokia Group Leadership Team.

World-leading sailor Alex Thomson partners with Noble Prize-winning technology lab

Nokia Bell Labs are targeting further innovation after partnering with round-the-world sailor Alex Thomson to help his bid to become the first British winner of the Vendee Globe.

Nokia unveils 'Future X for industries' strategy and architecture to catalyze productivity and economic growth in the Industry 4.0 era

As technologies such as industrial Internet of Things (IIoT); edge cloud supporting augmented intelligence and advanced security analytics; and end-to-end 5G capable networks become a reality, they will radically speed up the digital transformation of industries such as manufacturing, logistics, transportation and energy, as well as governments and cities.

Nokia and Infosys Establish Strategic Alliance to Support the Digital Transformation of Major Industries and Enterprises

Nokia and Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, have established a strategic alliance to drive digital transformation in a wide array of enterprises and industries, addressing vertical markets including transportation, energy and manufacturing, media and entertainment and education.

Nokia signs frame agreements worth more than EUR 2 billion with three Chinese operators

Nokia has signed three separate frame agreements worth a combined value of more than EUR 2 billion with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom. Under the agreements, Nokia will deploy technologies and services to improve performance in fixed and mobile broadband networks across China to meet ever-growing demand as operators transition towards 5G.