Nokia reveals 23 5G firsts achieved in 12 months

Telecom network supplier Nokia announced 23 5G firsts achieved between September 2018 and September 2019.
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Six world firsts in 5G

World’s first construction of environment for verification of 5G connected car to start test for commercialization – Utilize Nokia’s 3GPP standard baseband station for the test

Sprint completes world’s first 5G data call using 2.5 GHz and Massive MIMO on commercial network

Nokia wins contract to supply first 5G in New Zealand with Vodafone New Zealand

Zain Saudi and Nokia use 5G network to support remote viewing of Hajj events via live, advanced Virtual Reality

Hamburg Port Authority, Deutsche Telekom, and Nokia test new applications in real-world industrial conditions at the Port of Hamburg in Germany

Nokia and Qualcomm kickstart the era of 5G for industry with demonstrations at Hannover Messe 2019

Seven technology firsts in 5G:

First over air data transmission on a commercial 5G network

World’s first 8K Ultra High Definition TV program streamed on 5G

Nokia and CMCC demonstrate cloud-based VR gaming on an AI-powered 5G network using O-RAN architecture and Nokia edge cloud computing platform at MWC19

Nokia deploying 5G for Vodafone Italy’s 5G trial in Milan

Nokia and Vodafone collaborate on active antennas to boost 5G radio capacity and reduce costs

Nokia and Saudi Telecom (STC) sign deal for 5G network launch and early rollout of services

Nokia and TIM break European record for long-distance data transmission over high-speed network – laying groundwork for 5G

10 geographical firsts in 5G

Japan-first trial of 5G to offer logistics solutions through remote operation of unmanned delivery robot.

Nokia and StarHub complete the first outdoor pilot of 5G New Radio on 3.5GHz frequency band in Singapore

Helsinki Airport becomes the world’s first 5G airport with Telia and Nokia

San Marino becomes first 5G full-coverage State

Nokia and CMCC deliver world’s first AI-powered cloud VR experience over O-RAN architecture on CMCC live 5G network

Nokia and Optus establish multiple world firsts with 5G roll out in Australia

Sony Pictures takes “Spider-Man: Far From Home” to new heights with 5G powered by Nokia and Intel

South African operator rain and Nokia launch country’s first 5G network to support early rollout of 5G services

ANTEL and Nokia make the first 5G call on a commercial network in Latin America

First telecom factory in India to start manufacturing 5G base stations

“The past 12 months of Nokia’s 5G milestones and successes stem from our years of research into 5G and the resulting innovative technologies are changing the world for consumers and industries,” Marcus Weldon, Nokia’s Corporate CTO and President of Nokia Bell Labs, said in a statement.