HMD launches Nokia subscription service for repairs and recycling
HMD Global introduced Circular, a subscription model for Nokia smartphones. Subscribers' devices are insured against damage, loss and theft. HMD provides replacements for broken-down smartphones. The old device is recycled or reused.
Sustainability is key. HMD ensures that the smartphones of su... Read more
Nokia and Google achieve breakthrough in 5G network slicing
Nokia and Google managed to successfully apply network slicing on a 5G network and Android 13 device. The method allows operators to serve a larger number of devices at higher speeds, without having to invest in new infrastructure.
Network slicing is a method that divides networks into multiple... Read more
Chip shortage eases for Hyundai, Nokia and ABB
Hyundai, Nokia and ABB expect chip shortages to ease in the coming months. After a three-year struggle, the market shows signs of recovery.
There's no simple explanation for the shortage that plagued the past three years, but COVID-19 played a part. Lockdowns increased Internet traffic and clou... Read more
Nokia launches legal proceeding to protest 5G exclusion by Romanian government
On Thursday, Nokia, the Finnish network equipment company, announced that it had filed a court appeal against the Romanian government's decision to bar it from providing 5G technology in the country.
In 2021, Romania's centrist government passed legislation backed by the United States that ... Read more
Kyndryl and Nokia team up for private LTE and 5G solutions
Kyndryl and Nokia are collaborating on private LTE and 5G solutions. Upcoming high-performance network solutions should help joint customers modernize networks faster.
The collaboration builds on an existing partnership for wireless connectivity. Nokia's Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) applicatio... Read more
Europe launches programme for 6G Research and Innovation
Nokia, Ericsson, Atos, Intel, Orange, Siemens, TIM and Telefonica are all supporting the initiative.
This week the European Commission announced that the newly created Joint Undertaking on Smart Networks and Services towards 6G (SNS JU) adopted its first Work Programme 2021-2022. The programme h... Read more
Nokia T20 tablet unveiled with promises of sustainability
HMD Global is launching the Nokia T20. The 10.4″ tablet will be available in various European countries, releasing in a region-specific range from mid-October to December. According to the manufacturer, the model provides the "quality, reliability and durability that Nokia is known for."
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Nokia suspends O-RAN work for fear of US punishments
Nokia suspended its work in a notable industry group because of fears that it could be liable for US penalties for working with blacklisted Chinese firms.
Nokia informed a group called O-RAN Alliance that it has no choice but to suspend all technical work activities in the group due to a complia... Read more
Nokia and Ericsson granted equal rights to its Spanish 5G bands by Telefonica
On Friday, Telefonica announced that it had awarded a contract for its Spanish 5G radio network to Nokia and Ericsson. In a Solomonic turn of events, the contract gives the two Scandinavian companies equal use of Telefonica’s Spanish 5G bands.
The frequencies in question are 3.5GHz and 700MHz.... Read more
HMD Global partners with Nokia and CGI on enterprise IoT
HMD Global has been marketing Nokia phones for several years. However, the strongly Europe-focused company wants to look beyond the consumer market. It also has an increasingly clear strategy for the enterprise market. Today that strategy becomes a little clearer again, with two new partnerships.
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