Nokia to upgrade VodafoneZiggo’s IP network in the Netherlands

Nokia has been selected to upgrade VodafoneZiggo’s nationwide IP network, expanding the two companies’ long-term relationship. With the deployment, the partners say that “VodafoneZiggo is building a network to enable a new generation of fixed and mobile services, including 5G, and to provide sufficient scale and quality of service for growth in network traffic and advanced services over the next decade.” VodafoneZiggo will deploy redundant Nokia 7750 SR-1 routers, powered by its FP routing […]

Nokia and Lenovo resolve patent disputes

Nokia and Lenovo have concluded a multi-year, multi-technology patent cross-license agreement, ending all ongoing patent disputes. Nokia issued a statement confirming that it would receive an undisclosed fee from the Chinese Lenovo to resolve all pending patent litigation and other proceedings between the two parties, in all jurisdictions. The Finnish Nokia launched legal action against […]

Telenet names tech partners for 5G rollout

Liberty Global-backed Belgian cable operator Telenet has chosen Ericsson, Nokia, and Google Cloud as partners for the rollout of its 5G network.  The decisions set Telenet on course for the next step in preparing for the 5G network rollout. Ericsson is already operating the mobile network of Telenet and the pair have now extended their partnership […]

Nokia and Samsung tie up patent licencing deal for video tech

Nokia has signed a patent licence agreement with Samsung, the Finnish company has announced. The deal will see Samsung make royalty payments to Nokia under confidential terms, with Samsung utilising Nokia’s innovations in video standards. While most famously known in the public realm for its mobile phones, Nokia has spent more than 30 years building […]

France Télévisions teams with Nokia for first 8K streaming over 5G

France Télévisions has teamed up with Nokia to pilot what the pair claim to be the world’s first 8K UHD TV streaming on a 5G mobile network. According to Nokia, the trial positions 5G as a viable platform to broadcast unicast content on all screens, up to and including 8K TVs. Nokia and France Télévisions […]

T-Mobile and Nokia agree US$3.5bn 5G network deal

T-Mobile and Nokia have agreed a US$3.5 billion deal to accelerate the deployment of a nationwide 5G network in the US. The pact, which was hailed by the companies as a “landmark agreement”, will see Nokia provide T-Mobile with its end-to-end 5G technology, software and services portfolio. Nokia will help build T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network […]

CGates taps Nokia for high-speed routers

Lithuanian cable operator CGates has signed a deal with Nokia that will see it upgrade its core network with Nokia’s latest routers. CGates said it would be the first operator in northern Europe to deploy the routers, which will be installed later this year. The FP4 devices have a processing power of 2.4Tbps and the […]

Nokia replaces chief operating officer

Nokia’s chief operating officer (COO) Monika Maurer is leaving the company and will be replaced by long-standing Nokia executive Joerg Erlemeier. Nokia said in a statement that Maurer, who has held the COO role since April of this year, will support Erlemeier during a transition period and then leave “to pursue new opportunities outside the […]

Last Nokia OZO+ VR cameras to be sold by December 15

Nokia’s OZO+ VR cameras will no longer be sold after December 15. The company said that the limited remaining stock of the OZO+ Professional VR Camera and its related software will only be available for purchase until next week. Nokia is offering discounts on the official price of €23,500 inclusive of an OZO Creator and OZO […]

Nokia halts OZO VR camera development, announces layoffs

Nokia will halt further development of its OZO VR camera, citing “slower-than-expected development of the VR market”. The company said that it plans to reduce VR investments, in a strategic rethink that will result in the layoff of up to 310 of Nokia Technologies’ roughly 1,090 employees – mainly in Finland, the US and UK. […]

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