Nokia Networks Chennai factory makes 2 mn components

Nokia Networks today said its Chennai factory has manufactured over two million components for telecom networks – with one fourth for 4G LTE technology.

The telecom equipment supplier achieved the milestone in nearly seven years.

The company has around 1,200 skilled employees at its Chennai factory, which is the largest telecom manufacturing facility in the Indian telecommunications equipment manufacturing sector.

Sandeep Girotra

The Finnish company has invested nearly Rs 500 crore since 2008 in the 140,000 square-meter facility, which produces and distributes mobile broadband products for technologies such as LTE in domestic and global markets.

Nokia Networks manufactures Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Stations, system modules and filters, as well as core and transport network elements.

Sandeep Girotra, head of India Market at Nokia Networks, said: “Our Chennai operations helped our customers meet challenges around technology evolution while balancing their investment objectives.”

The Chennai facility of Nokia Networks manufactures and distributes components for 2G, 3G, 4G technologies, including radio and core network equipment.
The company exports around 50 percent of the products manufactured in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Baburajan K
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