October 03, 2016 – In a recent test in Silicon Valley, an F-Cell was installed by a drone and then the unit self-powered, self-configured, and automatically connected to the network. No fiber or power cables were used.
September 30, 2016 – Distributed access architecture with highly scalable cloud computing will help address the latency requirements AR/VR will bring by essentially pushing network infrastructure closer and closer to the end user.
September 29, 2016 – Bell Labs and Marcus Weldon highlight the "once-in-a-hundred-years rearchitecting of the network" that will give everything from power outlets to factories instant wireless access to massive computing power. "The goal is a brand-new network that will remove mundane tasks to create time for things that are more enjoyable, creative and productive."
September 29, 2016 – Three French students, Maude Leriche, Maëva Loisnard and Nicolas Metay, inspired by the work of Bell Labs engineer Winston Kock, won several awards in a major science competitions this summer. Their project "Can you hear me?" was awarded 2nd prize out of 400 competitors in the China Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest (CASTIC) where they showcased a device to take pictures of sound.
September 29, 2016 – MIT Professor Emeritus Ali Javan, the institute's first Francis Wright Davis Professor of Physics, who was a trailblazer in the fields of laser technology and quantum electronics, died of natural causes in Los Angeles on Sept. 12, at the age of 89. In 1960, while working at Bell Laboratories, Javan invented the world’s first gas laser. The technology would be applied to telecommunications, internet data transmission, holography, bar-code scanners, medical devices, and more.
September 28, 2016 – Future network speeds will be measured in gigabits per second with milliseconds of latency, according to Marcus Weldon, president of Bell Labs and chief technology officer of Nokia, and it will have the capacity to transform society.
This new age will be nothing sort of a technology revolution, said Weldon. In a wide-ranging discussion on the bandwidth-hungry future, the technologist and futurist gave a summation of a book he penned for Bell Labs called The Future X Network – building the digital fabric for the automation of everything and the creation of time.
September 27, 2016 – Nokia is expanding its exclusive partnership with China Unicom for the high-end core router CR-B for three continuous years with its large-capacity core router platform. China Unicom selected the 7950 XRS family to build a more intelligent, flexible and scalable core network with the ability to meet future capacity demands and support the country's national broadband plan.
September 26, 2016 – Nokia today announced its new Gainspeed product family for unified cable access, giving cable operators a faster, more cost-effective way to increase the capacity of their existing HFC networks and meet growing customer demand for greater bandwidth services .
September 26, 2016 – Nokia is to support Europe's first dedicated testing facility for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for traffic management. The facility, at Twente Airport, near Enschede in the Netherlands, will enable Nokia to develop and trial its UAV Traffic Management (UTM) system for the use of drones in proximity of urban areas, people, manned aircraft, other drones and hundreds of other objects.
September 19, 2016 – Nokia's Bell Labs, Deutsche Telekom's T-Labs and the Technical University of Munich conducted an experiment over a Deutsche Telekom optical fiber network as part of the Safe and Secure European Routing (SASER) project where they achieve data speeds of 1 Tbps over fiber. To achieve the speed, the partners developed a modulation approach known as probabilistic constellation shaping (PCS), which uses quadrature amplitude modulation to dynamically adapt transmission rates to channel conditions and traffic demands.
September 19, 2016 – Nokia Bell Labs, who along with Deutsche Telekom T-Labs and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have achieved terabit fiber optic speeds in real world conditions. The breakthrough will be critical for future 5G cellular connections, which cars will rely on to alert other vehicles of danger.
September 16, 2016 – Nokia Bell Labs says its optical breakthrough will allow operators and enterprises to improve the distance and capacity of high-speed data transmissions in optical metro and core networks.
September 14, 2016 – Nokia Saving Lives is an example of our open innovation approach: showing the extraordinary things we can achieve when different technologies come together, and when we work openly and innovate together to improve people’s lives.
September 14, 2016 – Nokia has announced the formation of the Mission Critical Communications Alliance, a global collaboration of mobile operators, national and local-level public authorities and first response agencies to formalize standards in the use of LTE for public safety, while enabling new ideas and partnerships to bolster momentum in application of the technology in this area.
September 14, 2016 – The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet will honor four 2016 Paul Baran Young Scholars for their outstanding research and innovations in networking. The awards will be presented at a gala on November 2 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA, where Brad Parkinson, the “father of GPS,” will receive the $100,000 Marconi Prize.
September 13, 2016 – Nokia and Sonera, the Finnish arm of the leading Nordic operator Telia Company, have underlined the leading role they are playing in bringing next-generation communications to market with key trials at Sonera headquarters in Helsinki of both 5G mobile networking and new copper cable technologies capable of delivering data speeds of up to 10 Gbps.
September 12, 2016 – Self-Organizing Network (SON) features enable smooth deployment for ultra-dense networks and enterprise adoption to deliver coverage and capacity where it is needed. 33 new Flexi Zone Multiband and Mini Macro variants introduced as well as 3G support in the Flexi Zone Micro and industry-first support for US 3.5GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band. The new features boost maximum data download speeds by up to 65 percent and upload speeds by up to 100 percent.
September 08, 2016 – Nokia is helping operators enhance the delivery of video-based services with the launch of new technologies and services at IBC 2016. A predictive optimization service will allow operators to see the impact of changing network conditions on mobile video and gaming applications, a suite of IP video capabilities will enable fixed, mobile, cable and TV operators to bridge to next-generation technology and a demonstration of Virtual Reality will show the future possibilities of video delivery.
September 08, 2016 – Nokia's 5G Acceleration Services will provide operators access to tools geared toward taking the 5G vision and turning it into eventual reality. Users of the Acceleration Services will get access to complete transformation plans built around individual corporate circumstances, and allow those users to determine overall pacing of investments and the new technologies emerging.
September 07, 2016 – At the end of its first year of work, the group of researchers working in Flex5Gware have produced a complete description of all Flex5Gware PoCs in terms of the technology to be used, listing the test objects, and mapping them to 5G use cases and have begun receiving outstanding results for its PoCs.
September 02, 2016 – The bit (a contraction of 'binary digit'), also known as the shannon, quantifies the information capacity of a two-state system: 0/1, true/false, yes/no, on/off. The term was coined by John Tukey at Bell Labs in 1947, and first used formally by Claude Shannon a year later in his seminal paper laying the foundations of information theory.
September 01, 2016 – Nokia is to introduce 4.5G Pro, an advanced mobile technology that will deliver the significant capacity and speed enhancements needed by operators as they build towards next-generation networks, including meeting the demands of ultra-connected megacities. Nokia has also outlined its plans for 4.9G, which will allow users to maintain a continuous 5G service experience using an evolved LTE to complement 5G radio coverage.
September 01, 2016 – Marcus Weldon offers insights into the future of networks, including observations from the Bell Labs' book, “The Future X Network: A Bell Labs Perspective.”
September 01, 2016 – Nokia and Jiangsu Telecom, a regional branch of China Telecom, are deploying China's first commercial Carrier WAN-SDN project in data centers in Yangzhou, Changzhou and other cities in Jiangsu, a neighboring province of Shanghai. The deployment will help Jiangsu Telecom achieve seamless, transparent and flexible management of Internet Data Centers (IDC) in a unified manner.
September 01, 2016 – Nokia today issued the Nokia Threat Intelligence Report - H1 2016, revealing a sharp rise in the occurrence of smartphone malware infections in the first half of the year. Issued twice per year, the report examines general trends and statistics for malware infections in devices connected through mobile and fixed networks.