NTT Docomo, a Japanese mobile operator, has announced that it has signed a contract with Nokia to expand its 5G network. The two companies have a long history of working together, with Nokia providing RAN services for 3G networks and helping NTT Docomo with its 4G strategy. This new stage of cooperation aims to enhance the capabilities of NTT Docomo’s network and ensure that it is equipped to handle the demands of 5G technology.
Nokia’s expertise in providing advanced networking solutions makes it an ideal partner for NTT Docomo as they navigate the complexities of implementing a 5G network. The partnership between the two companies extends beyond just providing technology solutions. It represents a collaborative effort to drive innovation and deliver cutting-edge telecommunications services to customers in Japan.
Under the terms of the contract, NTT Docomo will be using Nokia’s Open RAN (O-RAN) compatible 5G AirScale baseband solution for its commercial operations. This marks a significant milestone in the partnership between the two companies and underscores their commitment to delivering the latest in telecommunications technology to the Japanese market. With Nokia’s Open RAN compatible 5G AirScale baseband solution in place, NTT Docomo will be well-positioned to offer high-quality and reliable 5G services to its users.