NTT Docomo, a major mobile operator in Japan, has announced its partnership with Nokia to expand its 5G network. This collaboration marks a new level of cooperation between the two companies, with Nokia providing its Open RAN (O-RAN) compatible 5G AirScale baseband solution for NTT Docomo’s commercial operations.
This partnership represents a significant milestone in the relationship between the two companies, as Nokia has a history of providing RAN services for 3G networks and helping NTT Docomo with its 4G strategy. By leveraging Nokia’s expertise in advanced networking solutions, NTT Docomo aims to enhance the capabilities of its network and ensure that it is equipped to handle the demands of 5G technology.
The introduction of a 5G network is an important step towards delivering cutting-edge telecommunications services to customers in Japan. The partnership between Nokia and NTT Docomo extends beyond just providing technology solutions, representing a collaborative effort to drive innovation and deliver high-quality and reliable 5G services to users. With the Open RAN compatible 5G AirScale baseband solution in place, NTT Docomo will be well-positioned to offer these services to its customers. This partnership underscores both companies’ commitment to delivering the latest in telecommunications technology to the Japanese market.