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Nokia partners with internet giants to provide 5G solutions

Nokia announced that it has partnered with Microsoft, AWS and Google to develop new 5G radio solutions based on cloud computing

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  • Nokia will partner with Microsoft, AWS and Google to develop new 5G radio solutions based on cloud;
  • Nokia has been betting on the 5G technology provision on a global scale, including Brazil, where the world’s largest 5G auction to date is scheduled to happen this year.

Finnish telecommunications equipment maker Nokia announced on Monday that it has partnered with Microsoft, Amazon Web Services and Google to develop new 5G radio solutions based on cloud computing.

The purpose of the partnerships is to develop new business opportunities, the company said.

“Open collaboration is key to the development of new and innovative high value 5G use cases that will equip our customers with the tools they need for digital transformation,” said Nokia’s President of Mobile Networks, Tomi Uitto. Nokia shares were up 3.3%.

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Betting on the 5G technology provision on a global scale – the company announced in January of 2020 it had won 63 commercial contracts of this technology worldwide – Nokia has also an eye on Brazil’s bid, scheduled to happen this year, in what will be the world’s largest 5G auction to date.

In information sent to LABS, Nokia reported that the partnership with big techs is a global collaboration and the proof of concepts will happen in global labs.

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