Nokia expands its AirScale portfolio with a number of new 5G options

Nokia expands its AirScale portfolio with several new 5G solutions

Nokia is increasing its AirScale small cells portfolio for indoor and out of doors 5G protection with a number of new options.

The headline addition is Nokia’s new micro Remote Radio Heads (mRRH) that can assist to spice up the capability and protection of outside 5G networks in dense city environments. 

The small footprints of mRRHs allow operators to densify their 5G networks in areas the place macro cells can be unsuitable. Their decrease energy consumption additionally reduces operational prices.

Nokia now affords a mRRH product which is designed for the US C-Band (n77) and in addition one which caters for n79 to supply an answer for even broader mid-band capabilities.

Rémy Pascal, Principal Analyst at Omdia, commented:

“Nokia has maintained its place as one of many high small cell producers for 5 consecutive years in response to our analysis.

This new portfolio of AirScale indoor and out of doors options ought to improve their standing as an industry-leader significantly given their help for all key frequency band necessities together with the C-Band.”

For indoor functions, Nokia has launched a brand new pRRH (pico Remote Radio Head) that additionally helps US C-Band spectrum necessities and a brand new triple-band pRRH which has the honour of being the primary built-in 4G/5G pRRH.

The Finnish telecoms large’s newest Smart HUB options elevated 5G throughput capability together with a ‘Hybrid Fiber Convertor’ – enabling using hybrid fibers for interconnection to present pRRHs that Nokia affords as a part of its AirScale Indoor Radio Solutions (ASiR) portfolio.

Nokia’s small cells are more and more being powered by the corporate’s newest technology ReefShark SoC (System-on-Chip) know-how which boosts throughput capability as much as 84 Gbps whereas reducing energy consumption by as much as 64 p.c.

Mark Atkinson, SVP of Radio Access Networks PLM at Nokia, mentioned:

“We are delighted to announce the launch of our new vary of small cells merchandise, which additional strengthens our award-winning and industry-leading portfolio.

The portfolio is bolstered by the inclusion of the newest ReefShark chipsets and help for all frequency ranges together with the C-Band.

I look ahead to supporting our prospects’ necessities for premium protection and capability each indoors and outdoor.”

Nokia additionally launched its newest mmWave radios at present which might deal with excessive capability 5G connectivity for prime footfall areas akin to stadiums and airports. The firm’s portfolio helps all spectrum bands together with 24/26 GHz, 28 GHz, and 39 GHz.

(Image Credit: Nokia)

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