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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

Nokia: “Pleasing start to 2022”

Nokia, the Finland-based multinational telco, IT and consumer electronics company, has reported that Q1 net sales grew 1 per cent y-o-y in constant currency (+5 per cent reported). Network Infrastructure grew 9 per cent in constant currency, driven by strong demand in both Fixed and Submarine Networks while Cloud and Network Services also performed well […]

April 28, 2022

Nokia and Ericsson quit Russia

Telco technology giants Nokia and Ericsson have said they will no longer operate in Russia. Pekka Lundmark, CEO of Nokia, stated: “We just simply do not see any possibilities to continue in the country under the current circumstances.” Nokia followed with a detailed statement on its decision, which read: “For humanitarian reasons, Western governments have […]

April 13, 2022By Chris Forrester

Report: India sees highest growth in mobile data

Nokia’s annual Mobile Broadband Index (MBiT) report 2022 reveals that with the Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 53 per cent over the last five years, India has one of the highest data usage in the world. The growing number of data users and consumption per user is helping the country advance towards realising the […]

March 15, 2022

JW Player adds to leadership team

JW Player, the video software and data insights platform, has announced two appointments to its senior leadership team — Matt Malanga has joined as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer, and Konstantin Olegovich Baikov as Vice President, Global Partnerships. The announcement comes in the wake of one of the company’s most successful years to date. In […]

March 2, 2022

Research: CSPs catching up on 5G monetisation

Research from Nokia suggests that communication service providers (CSPs) are behind in having the right software solutions in place to help them monetise their 5G networks with new services and network management tools. To generate returns beyond the traditional data plans of the 3G/4G era, CSPs and enterprises need to modernise their legacy monetisation systems, […]

February 17, 2022

Nokia, Kyndryl network partnership

Kyndryl, an IBM spin-off, and Nokia have announced a global network and edge computing alliance aimed at helping enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformations with secure LTE and 5G private wireless networking. The partnership builds on a successful private wireless connectivity project that yielded an innovative solution combining Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) application platform […]

February 17, 2022

Nokia: “2021 a transformational year”

Nokia has described 2021 as a “transformational year” for the company. Nokia said that its underlying business “performed largely as expected” in Q4 with other operating income being above expectations. Q4 net sales declined 5 per cent y-o-y in constant currency as expected with strong growth in Network Infrastructure of +10 per cent offset by […]

February 3, 2022

Nokia, partners claim 5G speed record

Nokia, China Mobile (CMCC) and MediaTek have successfully verified what they say is the world’s first 3 Components (3CC) Carrier Aggregation (CA) technology in Shanghai, China. The test reached a new record of approximately 3Gbps in peak user downlink throughput. The move will enable communication service providers to deliver higher throughputs and better coverage to […]

January 28, 2022

Research: AI key to cutting Internet energy demand

Comms technology specialist Nokia and GSMA Intelligence have revealed new research showing that communication service providers (CSPs) around the world believe that deploying artificial intelligence (AI) software is essential to reducing fast-rising network energy demand and emissions, spurred by Internet traffic growth. With the United Nations’ COP26 climate change conference proceeding in Scotland where world […]

November 2, 2021By Colin Mann