Nokia Networks, China Mobile sign MoU on 5G Development

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Nokia Networks and China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on their strategic cooperation in the evolution and development of 5G.

European Commission gave its nod for Nokia's proposed acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent

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Nokia announced that it has received approval from the European Commission for its pending acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. The proposed acquisition was notified to the European Commission on June 19, 2015 and was cleared on July 24, 2015 without conditions following a Phase 1 review.

Nokia Networks makes its LTE networks IoT ready

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Nokia Networks launches its IoT connectivity solution for LTE core and radio networks which makes existing LTE networks IoT ready. Operators can now prepare their current networks for the business opportunities of the IoT era and related machine-to-machine (M2M) traffic.

Nokia Networks, Zain KSA Complete Carrier Aggregation Project

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Nokia Networks and Zain KSA today announced their successful completion of a pilot project using carrier aggregation to combine FDD-LTE bands 1800 and 2100 MHz. Conducted in the western region recently as part of Zain KSA’s network enhancement project.

​ABI: LTE Subscriber Base to Grow to 1.4B Worldwide by 2015 End

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​ABI Research estimates that there will be nearly 1.37 billion 4G LTE subscribers globally by year-end 2015, up from nearly 650 million in 2014. The company further forecasts that the LTE subscriber base will exceed 3.5 billion by 2020, demonstrating a 5 year CAGR of 20.8%. 

Nokia Buys Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 Billion

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Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent have entered into a memorandum of understanding under which Nokia will make an offer for all of the equity securities issued by Alcatel-Lucent, through a public exchange offer in France and in the United States, on the basis of 0.55 of a new Nokia share for every Alcatel-Lucent share.

SK Telecom Sign MOU with Nokia for Development of 5G Technologies

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South Korea's SK Telecom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nokia on January 21, 2015, to work together to lead the development and verification of the fifth-generation (5G) mobile network technologies.

Nokia Networks Boosts Quality TD-LTE Rollout for China Mobile

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Nokia Networks has recently been ranked a leader in China Mobile’s quality assessment of its commercial TD-LTE network, company announced today. The operator has developed a rigorous evaluation program of its vendor deployments in all the major cities and provinces across China.

Nokia Networks to Trial LTE for National TV Broadcasting

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Nokia Networks has announced that company is working with a range of partners in the field trial of wide-area TV broadcasting using a single LTE frequency within UHF spectrum.

Nokia Networks Readies Zain Kuwait for VoLTE Launch

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Nokia Networks announced successful Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call using Zain’s commercial LTE network in Kuwait. For the live HD (high-definition) voice call and video capability, Nokia Networks used its VoLTE solution, and services expertise to successfully conduct the project

Zain KSA to Invest $1.2 Billion in Network Infrastructure

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Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) has signed network expansion and upgrade agreements worth US $1.2 billion with five technology companies: Huawei, Nokia, NEC, Cisco, and Alcatel Lucent. The agreements aim to enhance Zain KSA’s customer experience and to improve and expand Zain’s network capacity, coverage and speed.

Nokia and SK Telecom Demonstrate 3.78 Gbps Using TDD-FDD Carrier Aggregation

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Nokia and SK Telecom have reached a throughput speed of 3.78 Gbps by aggregating 10 spectrum frequencies allocated for both LTE variants for a 200 MHz of bandwidth. Earlier Nokia has demonstrated 2.6 Gbps TD-LTE throughput in February 2014 with US operator Sprint.

Algérie Télécom, Nokia Announce Commercial LTE Network Deployment in Algeria

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Nokia has deployed commercial LTE network in Algeria for the state-owned operator, Algérie Télécom. Under the contract, Nokia provided its Single RAN Advanced solution based on its Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station for the LTE network. 

MTS, Nokia Test VoLTE Voice and Video Call

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Russia's telecommunications operator MTS has completed the Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call on a telco cloud infrastructure using Nokia’s technology. The end-to-end testing was successfully conducted in the operator’s live LTE network with  user devices. 

Nokia and NTT DOCOMO pave the way for 5G

Espoo, Finland – Nokia announced today that the company and NTT DOCOMO INC. have agreed to collaborate on research and standardization of 5G technologies and to work jointly on a 5G proof of concept (PoC) system.