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Australia: NBN deploys Nokia’s next-gen fibre tech

Nokia and NBN have announced the deployment of Nokia’s next-generation broadband platform and its Altiplano Access Controller to deliver a smarter, faster and greener network. The deployment is the first for the Lightspan MF-14 in the Southern Hemisphere. Tthe MF-14 will help nbn address Australia’s broadband needs well into the future and help the company […]

December 2, 2022

Nokia, TPG Telecom set 5G uplink record in Australia

Nokia and TPG Telecom have hit a 5G uplink speed of 2 Gigabits per second (Gbps). Using TPG Telecom’s 5G mmWave spectrum, this milestone was achieved during a live demonstration at the Nokia 5G Futures Lab in Sydney, Australia. The new Australian 5G uplink record, which follows on from a number of Australian 5G speed […]

November 16, 2022

25GS-PON continues to gain global traction

The 25GS-PON Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) Group has announced that, in evidence of the rapidly growing, global momentum behind 25GS-PON development and deployments, the Broadband Forum (BBF) membership has approved initiating work to add 25GS-PON to both its Interoperability Testing and PON Management projects. This is a key development as 25GS-PON technology continues to mature, verifying […]

October 17, 2022

Nokia announces gen 6 broadband platform

Nokia has unveiled its Generation 6 broadband platform, designed for a ‘fibre-for-everything’ world where fibre broadband networks evolve to become a single infrastructure for all services. The new Lightspan MF-14 platform extends the upper end of Nokia’s fibre broadband portfolio and will be premiered at the Network X event in Amsterdam from October 18th to […]

October 17, 2022

Haivision, Nokia and Media Broadcast collaborate

Haivision Systems, a provider of mission-critical, real-time streaming, video networking, and visual collaboration solutions, today announced that Haivision collaborated with Nokia and German service provider Media Broadcast to demonstrate a comprehensive and flexible solution for mobile video delivery over 5G networks at SportsInnovation 2022. The May event at the Merkur Spiel-Arena in Düsseldorf, Germany showcased […]

September 10, 2022

BT, Nokia claim 5G standalone first

UK multiplay operator BT says it has become the first operator in Europe to aggregate four carrier components (4CC) in a 5G Standalone (SA) live network, suggesting the breakthrough heralds the next phase of 5G on its EE mobile network, allowing it to deliver superior experiences for customers and enable new capabilities for enterprises. “As […]

August 8, 2022

Nokia, CityFibre to build 10Gb/s UK network

Nokia has announced a 10-year XGS-PON broadband equipment agreement with UK Full Fibre infrastructure platform CityFibre including access nodes for its nationwide network of purpose-built Fibre Exchanges, fibre modems for customer homes and IP aggregation switches. Shipments will begin in Q4 2022. CityFibre is building an open access network which will connect up to 8 […]

July 26, 2022

Nokia, Elisa, Qualcomm claim 2 Gbps 5G uplink

Nokia, Elisa, and Qualcomm Technologies have hit what they say are record-breaking 5G uplink speeds of 2.1 Gbps. This was achieved in a live demonstration at the Nokia Arena in Tampere in Finland. The milestone, which follows the 8Gbps downlink speeds announced in 2020, will enable Elisa to offer ultra-high-performing, low-latency services that will enhance […]

June 21, 2022

Nokia, DOCOMO, NTT 6G vision

Telecoms technologist Nokia is partnering with Japanese telcos DOCOMO and NTT jointly to define and develop key technologies towards 6G. The collaboration will focus on two proof-of-concepts for emerging 6G technologies: an AI native air interface and sub-THz radio access. These aim to demonstrate a performance gain with an AI based 6G air interface compared […]

June 7, 2022

SES rescues 5G satellite constellation

Back on March 17th, it was reported that the Luxembourg government had mislaid an application from Luxembourg Space Telecommunications (LST) to create a 62-satellite constellation (Cleosat) of low Earth orbiting satellites. The initial request was made back in 2015 but sometime subsequently LST corporately vanished into thin air. SES Astra has stepped into the breach […]

May 12, 2022