Nokia 5G Mobile Technology At Bengaluru R&D Centre
Finnish telecom lead products maker Nokia has begun manufacturing new 5G mobile technology multi band base station in India from its facility at Oragadam near Chennai. It has been reported that the company will start shipping the product to global customers by mid of December.
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“We are increasing staffing at our R&D centre in Bengaluru in 2018 to focus on next-generation technologies spanning 5G mobile network architecture, Voice over LTE (Long-Term Evolution or a a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile devices and data terminals), cloud and big data analytics,” Nokia R&D centre head Rupa Santosh told reporters in Bengaluru.
“India plays such a key role for Nokia with this plant, our global development centres and R&D centres. Our employees are in the heart of technology development and this helps to drive the market,” said Monika Maurer, Nokia’s COO. Maurer, who was one of the founders of Nokia’s research and development center in Chennai.
Nokia in this year launched several new Android phones with number series as Nokia 2, Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 7, Nokia 8 etc and still coming more in the series. You can read more on these phones with the link below
Nokia used to be one of the biggest mobile phone manufacturers in the world but it fell down with the entry of Apple iPhone and Android smartphones (from Samsung). In 2014, Nokia’s Devices and Services division was sold to Microsoft. In 2016, Finnish company HMD Global bought a part of Microsoft’s feature phone business and has a licensing agreement that allows it to make smartphones under the Nokia brand.