NTT Docomo, a major Japanese mobile operator, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Nokia to expand its 5G network. Under the agreement, Nokia’s Open RAN (O-RAN) compatible 5G AirScale solution will be used for NTT Docomo’s commercial operations. This marks a new level of cooperation between the two companies as Nokia has provided RAN services for 3G networks and helped NTT Docomo with its 4G strategy in the past.
The introduction of the 5G network represents a significant milestone in the partnership between Nokia and NTT Docomo. This new phase of cooperation aims to improve the capabilities of the NTT Docomo network and ensure that it is equipped to meet the demands of 5G technology. Nokia’s expertise in providing advanced network solutions makes it an ideal partner for NTT Docomo as they navigate the complexities of 5G network deployment.
The partnership between the two companies goes beyond just providing technology solutions. It represents a joint effort to drive innovation and deliver state-of-the-art telecommunications services to users in Japan. With Nokia’s Open RAN compatible 5G AirScale base solution, NTT Docomo will be well positioned to offer high-quality and reliable 5G services to its customers. This partnership underscores the commitment of both companies to deliver the latest telecommunications technology to the Japanese market.