Nokia has announced a major partnership with Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo for the expansion of its 5G network. The two companies have signed a contract that will see NTT Docomo use Nokia’s Open RAN (O-RAN) compatible 5G AirScale baseband solution for its commercial operations. This marks a new level of cooperation between the two companies, who have a history of providing RAN services for 3G networks and helping NTT Docomo with its 4G strategy.
The introduction of the 5G network represents a significant milestone in the partnership between Nokia and NTT Docomo. This new stage of cooperation aims to enhance the capabilities of NTT Docomo’s network and ensure that it is equipped to handle the demands of 5G technology. Nokia’s expertise in providing advanced networking solutions makes it an ideal partner for NTT Docomo as they navigate the complexities of implementing a 5G network.
The partnership between the two companies extends beyond just providing technology solutions. It represents a collaborative effort to drive innovation and deliver cutting-edge telecommunications services to customers in Japan. With Nokia’s Open RAN compatible 5G AirScale baseband solution in place, NTT Docomo will be well-positioned to offer high-quality and reliable 5G services to its users. This partnership underscores the commitment of both companies to delivering the latest in telecommunications technology to the Japanese market.