Sunday, 20 May 2018

New, new Nokia intros '5G-ready' base station, buys security firm

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom, in Barcelona
Monday 22 February 16

CEO Rajeev Suri defends 2012 restructuring, talks up scale benefits of Alcatel-Lucent deal and reiterates interest in handsets.

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri on Sunday talked up the scale benefits wrought by his €15.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, as the Finnish vendor unveiled what it claims is a '5G-ready' base station. Called AirScale, it is the successor to Nokia's Flexi range of base stations. It supports 2G, 3G, TDD-LTE, FDD-LTE, LTE Advanced, LTE Advanced Pro, as well as carrier-grade WiFi. Multiple baseband units (BBUs) can be chained to increase capacity…

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri on Sunday talked up the scale benefits wrought by his €15.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, as the Finnish vendor unveiled what it claims is a '5G-ready' base station. Called AirScale, it is the successor to Nokia's Flexi range of base stations. It supports 2G, 3G, TDD-LTE, FDD-LTE, LTE Advanced, LTE Advanced Pro, as well as carrier-grade WiFi. Multiple baseband units (BBUs) can be chained to increase capacity…

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