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Nokia revamps its research facilities in Japan to showcase its end-to-end local 5G portfolio and Lab-as-a-Service


Tokyo, Japannokia announced the opening of its new Advanced Technology Center (ATC) to test and demonstrate nokiaend-to-end portfolio of local 5G equipment, software and services. The center will now enable enterprises, communications service providers (CSPs) and infrastructure providers to learn and understand first-hand the vast potential of local 5G technology to unlock new value and better serve their customers. ATC will also offer Lab-as-a-Service (LaaS), ensuring easy access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and testing and validation services for devices, applications and solutions.

nokia acquired a Local 5G radio license from the Ministry of Interior and Communicationswhich allows it to demonstrate local 5G in the Tokyo, Roppongi Office. ATC will help nokia provide technical training for faster customer deployment.

The center will nokiacustomers and partners to jointly develop solutions, demonstrate use cases and conduct innovative research to test various applications using real equipment and simulate the real use environment to help them discover how the technology will work in a real scenario. LaaS will help businesses and CSPs accelerate time to market for new products and services.

nokia plans to further expand the 5G LAN at the Roppongi office workplace and create an environment where all employees can use the 5G LAN in the office.

Established in 2017 as nokiathe flagship advanced technology center of Japan, ATC assisted CSPs in testing and conducting 5G demonstrations. The modernized center will now take advantage nokiaend-to-end 5G products to enable local 5G demonstrations, integration testing, and interconnect testing with third-party application partners in the vertical segment.

nokia is a leader in industrial-grade private wireless, powering Industry 4.0 today, helping industries accelerate their digital transformation. nokiaAirScale Radio and private wireless solutions, including nokia The Digital Automation Cloud and Compact Mobility Unit industrial-grade private wireless core are used to enable local 5G coverage around ATC. nokiaJapan’s Fastmile 5G Gateway model will provide 5G Wi-Fi coverage for Wi-Fi devices and nokiaIP networks will also be used to provide high-speed connections between the Radio, Core and Edge nodes within ATC.

John Lancaster-LennoxRepresentative Corporate Officer, Chairman of Nokia Japansaid: “We are delighted with the opening of the brand new Advanced Technology Center at our office in Roppongi at Tokyo. We look forward to showcasing our latest 5G innovations and how they unlock new opportunities for our customers. nokiaThe Lab-as-a-Service will enable communication service providers to rapidly launch innovative services and products by being able to validate their reliability and performance in the real world. The center allows our customers to discover the potential of local 5G in a real environment. Additionally, it allows us to train our professionals in a simulated real environment and quickly resolve any deployment issues.

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