Mitsubishi Electric, Nokia Bell Labs, UC San Diego Develop World’s First Ultra-Fast GaN Envelope-tracking Power Amplifier for Next-generation Wireless Base Stations

May 18, 2017 – Nokia Bell Labs and the Center for Wireless Communications at UC San Diego announced today their joint development of the world’s first ultra-fast gallium nitride (GaN) envelope-tracking power amplifier, which supports modulation bandwidth up to 80MHz and is expected to reduce energy consumption in next-generation wireless base stations.


Nokia, Finnish State Security Networks Group and Telia Finland trial prioritization of public safety traffic over LTE networks

May 17, 2017 – Nokia, together with Finland's public safety network provider, State Security Networks Group, and Telia Finland have successfully trialed the use of network features, developed by Nokia, which ensure public safety communications are given priority over any other voice or data traffic in busy 4G/LTE networks.


Nokia Bell Labs Takes Wearables to Extremes with Jasna Rok

May 16, 2017 – Jasna Rok is working with Nokia Bell Labs scientists, who are consulting and collaborating with her on designing a sentient garment that engages emerging technologies—this includes everything from Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) to the Internet of Things (IoT), haptics and augmented intelligence. If all goes according to plan, the sentient garment should act as a smart fashionable augmented skin.


Nokia bolsters software offering with increased intelligence to improve digital customer care and drive new service provider revenue streams

May 15, 2017 – Nokia today unveiled new machine learning capabilities and expertise to help service providers strengthen the digital customer experience.


Nokia and KDDI trial 5G with AirScale radio for wireless ultra-broadband in megacities

May 11, 2017 – This is the first in a series of 5G collaborations between Nokia and KDDI and shows potential of 5G to deliver high-bandwidth data services like Ultra HD video in urban environments. The trial achieved speeds of more than 1Gbps over 5G with Nokia AirScale radio access on the 28GHz band to neighboring apartment.


AR brings ceremony to Beatie Wolfe’s Raw Space from Bell Labs’ room without echoes

May 11, 2017 – Bell Labs creates new, human, cognitive magic with resurgence of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) and collaboration with UK singer-songwriter and digital art innovator, Beatie Wolfe.


Stevens’ Artist Residency at Nokia Bell Labs Culminates in Solo Art Exhibition

May 10, 2017 – In the fall of 2016 Jeff Thompson, director of the Visual Arts & Technology program at Stevens Institute of Technology, was invited to be artist-in-residence at Nokia Bell Labs as part of a resurgence of the E.A.T (Experiments in Art and Technology) program.


Nokia joins 'Smart Tampere' initiative to help bring smart city services to one of Finland's largest municipalities

May 09, 2017 – Nokia has joined 'Smart Tampere', an initiative to introduce smart city services that will foster economic development and improve the daily lives of citizens in Tampere, Finland.


Nokia's smart city expertise to help make western China's TianFu New Area a science and technology hub

May 03, 2017 – The Tianfu New Area Chengdu Administrative Committee and Nokia have signed a strategic agreement (MoU) regarding digital city development. Under the agreement, both parties will collaborate on the establishment of the new digital city including the construction of the data center and related telecom infrastructure, the deployment of the trial network for internet of things (IoT), the incubation of IoT applications and devices, big data, and the deployment of an end-to-end optics network in Tianfu New Area.


Nokia boosts Cosmote's network coverage and capacity throughout Greece using long-haul microwave packet transport technology

May 02, 2017 – Nokia deploys long-haul 9500 Microwave Packet Radio to increase backhaul capacity and speed as residential and tourist demands grow in remote Greek islands.


Nokia to play key role in T-Mobile's 5G nationwide network plans

May 02, 2017 – Nokia is to play an integral role in T-Mobile's plans to launch nationwide 5G coverage in the United States by 2020.


Nokia unveils ground-breaking economics and enhanced user experience for time-shifted TV and live video delivery

April 24, 2017 – In a worldfirst, Nokia demonstrates 'skim storage', which cuts the cost of cloud DVR deployment by up to 40 percent. The Nokia Bell Labs innovation will allow TV and video providers to serve programming to time-shifted viewers at a fraction of the storage and compute.


Nokia partners with Lucasfilm to deliver an immersive behind-the-scenes VR experience of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

April 24, 2017 – "OZO will enable Star Wars fans around the world to be transported into the incredible worlds depicted in the story, and truly feel the power of The Force together," according to Brad Rodrigues, interim president of Nokia Technologies.


Nokia and Elisa successfully trial first 10-gigabit network in Finland

April 17, 2017 – Nokia and Elisa, a leading telecommunication, information communication technology (ICT) and online service company in Finland, successfully completed a field trial of Nokia's XGS-PON technology, achieving the country's fastest broadband speeds. With 10Gbps symmetrical (downstream and upstream) capabilities, the use of XGS-PON will allow Elisa to cost-effectively deliver ultra-broadband access needed for new high-speed, high-quality residential and business services.


Nokia and nbn Australia explore ultra-broadband future with successful next-generation fiber trial

April 10, 2017 – nbn has successfully tested Nokia's universal NG-PON fiber solution in Nokia's Melbourne lab facility. The trial achieved aggregate broadband speeds of 102Gbps on a single fiber and demonstrated the dynamic provisioning of bandwidth to support surging data demand from residential and business customers.


Nokia and University of Technology Sydney collaborate to drive digital transformation in Australia

April 09, 2017 – Nokia and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which Nokia will join the university's UTS: Rapido, a new technology development unit, and collaborate on developing IoT-based business applications using high-speed, ultra-low latency technologies such as 5G.


New 5G transmitter 20X more efficient than previous ones

March 28, 2017 – The new 5G radio transmitter, designed for small fifth generation base stations has integrated electronic circuits that enable increases in frequency bandwidth and increases base station data transmission capacity.


Nokia malware report reveals new all-time high mobile device infections and IoT security vulnerabilities

March 27, 2017 – The latest report revealed a steady increase in mobile device infections throughout 2016, with malware striking 1.35 percent of all mobile devices in October.


OFC 2017

March 23, 2017 – Largest opical communications and networking conference, OFC 2017  features the Evolution of Silicon Photonics, 5G Networking and the Internet of Things.


A1 and Nokia achieve 10 Gbits/s transmission with copper cable

March 22, 2017 – A joint demonstration between A1 and Nokia in Vienna last week achieved transmission rates in excess of 10 Gbit/s for the first time in Austria via copper cable in the fixed line network. The record speed was made possible by an advance in existing G.fast technology, which also supports ultra-high-speed broadband Internet over conventional copper lines and which, in future, will be able to cover steadily rising demand for high-bandwidth Internet services.


Nokia and Facebook break subsea spectral efficiency records in transatlantic field tests

March 21, 2017 – Nokia and Facebook successfully completed multiple submarine field trials over a 5,500 km submarine cable between New York and Ireland.


From communicators to the holodeck, are we getting to Star Trek?

March 21, 2017 – Marcus Weldon, president of Nokia Bell Labs and Nokia CTO, talks about 5G applications that allow us to live more efficiently as humans.


Nokia & Facebook Push Undersea Fiber to 32 Tbit/s

March 21, 2017 – Nokia and Facebook have announced a test where they've jammed 32 Tbit/s down one undersea cable, more than double the bandwidth normally achieved today. The technology involves a Bell Labs invention called probabilistic constellation shaping (PCS).


Nokia announces changes in its organization and Group Leadership Team to accelerate the execution of company strategy

March 17, 2017 – Nokia announces changes in its organization and Group Leadership Team to accelerate the execution of company strategy.


Nokia introduces optical innovations at OFC

March 16, 2017 – Nokia announced an expansion of its flagship optical product family to help operators build end-to-end cloud service delivery networks. The new solutions and capabilities allow operators to scale their networks across premises access, metro aggregation and long haul data center interconnect (DCI).