5G standalone speed recorded in Shanghai

The test reached a new record of approximately 3Gbps in peak user downlink throughput. China Mobile and MediaTek achieve new 5G Standalone speed record using Carrier Aggregation technology in Shanghai. Nokia, China Mobile and MediaTek today announced that they have successfully verified the world’s first 3 Components Carrier Aggregation technology…

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Ooredoo Group brings various technologies, including 5G to multiple countries

Multi-country deal incl. South-east Asia cover multiple technologies including RAN, Core, Optics, IP and microwave Nokia has announced that it has been selected by Ooredoo Group to bring multiple technologies and services, including 5G, to customers in Middle East, North Africa, and South-east Asia as part of a multi-country, five-year…

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Banking malware threats surging as mobile banking increases

Banking malware has been targeted mainly at Android phones. The Nokia 2021 Threat Intelligence Report shows that banking malware threats are sharply increasing as cyber criminals target the rising popularity of mobile banking on smartphones, with plots aimed at stealing personal banking credentials and credit card information. The report, based on data aggregated from network traffic monitored on more than 200 million devices globally where…

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Japan’s local 5G specification gets a compatible Nokia device

Designed to accelerate industry 4.0 adoption and realise local 5G band enterprise use cases. Nokia has announced the launch of its first 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband gateway designed to operate with Japan’s Local 5G specification. The FastMile 5G Gateway 3.2 Japanese model will be available in January 2022. Local 5G is a government backed initiative aimed at increasing 5G and digital transformation (DX) adoption for…

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Resilient NZ telco market is reinventing itself post pandemic

The flat market and pandemic impacts are driving new behaviours. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (COVID-19 testing and vaccine certificates) and other COVID-19 measures. The impacts will be severe: Pre-COVID-19,…

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Operators can avoid 65% of operational costs with IP network automation

Process automation reduces the labor time requirement for manual workloads by up to 68%. Nokia, in collaboration with research firm Analysys Mason, today revealed operators can expect up to a 65% cost avoidance after implementing IP network automation across three operations categories. This is one of several key findings from Nokia’s commissioned study. Network automation is a key driver…

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