Vodafone India deploy Nokia Cloud Packet Core in Bangalore

Nokia announced that Vodafone India has used its Cloud Packet Core services in Bangalore, India. Cloud Packet Core is a field proven to provide faster mobile broadband to users and also improve the agility of a mobile network but at a cost effective scale for the carrier. Vishant Vora, Director Technology at Vodafone India, said: “We are thrilled to partner with Nokia and are certain this technology will enable us to scale faster by improving business productivity and network operations. Collaborating with Nokia will also support us in providing a more reliable and superior network experience to our customers. The …

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Nokia supposedly working on a new Snapdragon 710 based phone code-named “Phoenix”

Folks over at Nokia have been on a bit of a roll recently. With announcing 3 new phones, namely the Nokia 2.1, the Nokia 3.1 and the Nokia 5.1 there is word that it is working on another new smartphone. Now there are rumblings beginning to appear about a new device. Through a post on Twitter, Roland Quandth, claims that Nokia is working on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 based smartphone which has been internally codenamed “Phoenix” by it. He also added the device won’t be releasing to before Autumn or Winter of 2018 which puts plenty of time for the …

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Nokia promise to upgrade all phones to Android P

Nokia’s parent company HMD Global, announced that every phone launched by it will be receiving Android P. All the phones released by HMD Global, from the Nokia 3 to the more recent Nokia 8 Sirocco will be receiving the update. The Android P update will also be pushed to the recently launched Nokia 5.1, Nokia 2.1 and the Nokia 3.1. This comes as great news to early adopters of the Nokia brand as they will be receiving updates for their devices. There are many companies that have a wide line of smartphones on offer but tend to neglect their lineup …

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Chorus and Nokia partner to create Optical Wavelength service

Nokia made an announcement stating Chorus will be trialing a new Optical Wavelength solution in the city of Auckland, New Zealand using its network infrastructure and commissioning solution. The network is supposed to be an Open network that can cater to on-demand service requirements for users. The network is based on the emerging MEF1 standard, that has the potential to open wholesaling optical wavelength services in a completely different way. An excerpt from the blog about how the services will benefit everyone- Nokia’s wavelength services solution enables service providers to rapidly deploy on-demand, fully instrumented, standards-based L1 services. It includes …

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Nokia and Osram partner to create indoor 5G networks using lights

In a recent interview, Nokia and Osram announced that there was collaboration between the two companies to create indoor lighting capable of boosting 5G signals indoors. Nokia is providing its Networking capabilities whereas Osram would be providing its expertise in the world of lights and  its manufacturing capabilities for this project. Although, at the time of writing this article, no mobile carriers are involved, but Osram has confirmed that they have tested the technology in its offices. Thorsten Müller, Head of innovation at Osram, said “Our office and industrial luminaires are already networked for remote control.” He also added “In …

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