ESPOO, FINLAND - Nokia today announced the appointment of Gregory Lee, a proven consumer technology and innovation leader, as President of Nokia Technologies and as member of the Group Leadership team, with immediate effect.
Nokia has signed a definitive agreement with China Huaxin Post & Telecommunication Economy Development Center to integrate Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell (ASB) and Nokia's China business. The new joint venture will be branded Nokia Shanghai Bell (NSB).
The arrangement is similar to the joint venture that existed between Alcatel-Lucent and China Huaxin, which is a Chinese state-owned investor.
Nokia (booth 2525) will discuss innovations under the theme ‘Powering Cloud Connectivity’ at OFC 2017. Featuring luminaries from Nokia Bell Labs and the optical industry, Nokia will once again host the popular Shannon Theater, located in the Nokia booth. Running for the duration of the exhibition, the Shannon Theater will feature visionary topics such as capacity crunch and software-defined networking (SDN) in FlexGrid networks, along with customer appearances and case studies.
New optical platforms from Nokia Networks will make mobile fronthaul more cost-effective and simple to deploy, enabling operators to implement large-scale centralised radio access network (C-RAN) deployments, the company claims.
CableLabs is spearheading efforts to develop a proposal that uses coherent optics to dramatically boost the capacity of hybrid fibre coaxial networks, reports Andy Extance
Systems vendors are using intelligent software to squeeze more performance from optical networks. Pauline Rigby reports on developments at OFC 2017