Telecoms equipment vendor Nokia, has expanded its AirScale portfolio with a number of new product innovations designed to fullfil the evolving needs of 5G networks and help mobile operators realise the full potential of 5G.
The expanded range includes the launch of a Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) software upgrade for existing Nokia AirScale base stations and the Nokia AirScale All-in-Cloud base station, boosting network efficiency.
As part of the portfolio expansion, Nokia has launched a range of new AirScale products, including compact dual and triple-band remote radio heads to support cell site deployment requirements. It has also introduced several new high-performance massive MIMO adaptive antennas to deliver 5G coverage and high capacity.
The company said the new upgrades support 4G and 5G networks today, increase cell capacity, and lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) bringing 5G experiences to businesses and consumers faster.
Tommi Uitto, president, Mobile Networks at Nokia, commented: “All of these upgrades are designed to support mobile operators in their efforts to deliver compelling 5G experiences to their customers faster and at a lower cost. They will also support with increased demand for capacity, which is critical in the current environment.”
Uitto added that the latest portfolio innovations will help telecom operators to take advantage of the 5G world by delivering new use cases and business models and add new revenue streams.
According to Nokia, its DSS solution, delivered as a software upgrade to existing Nokia AirScale base stations, goes beyond 4G to 5G to include dynamic sharing between 2G, 3G and 4G technologies to enable a smooth evolution towards 5G deployments.