Nokia buys Eta
Published in Mobiles
05 October 2016

Nokia buys Eta

Amping 4.9G to 11

Telco network gear maker Nokia has just written a cheque for Eta Devices, which is apparently an outfit which specialises in power amp technology for network base stations and not the bomb makers for a Basque seperatist organisation.

Microsoft releases a $37 feature phone
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Still making Nokias

Software king of the world Microsoft appears to be still making Nokia phones, despite flogging  its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn.

Man behind Nokia’s phone revival quits
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Only been there for two years

The bloke tasked with bringing the Nokia phone division back from the dead has surprised everyone by quitting.

Nokia cuts price of OZO VR camera
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Finn end of the wedge of VR price cuts

Nokia has cut the price of its OZO virtual reality camera by 25 percent in what is expected to be the start of a reduction of price of VR gear.

Nokia teams up with Intel
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Noktell alliance on 5G and cloud

Nokia is teaming up with Intel to make its carrier-grade AirFrame Data Center Solution hardware available for an Open Platform Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) Lab.

Nokia takes smartphone business back from Microsoft
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Thanks for the restructuring

Nokia has taken back its mobile phone and tablet brand from Microsoft and getting back into the market globally.

Nokia’s OZO now enables live spherical VR broadcasting
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2K x 2K resolution (2048x1080p) with 360x360 surround sound

Back in November, Nokia released an interesting product for virtual reality professionals that signifies the first time a company has taken VR filming and recording seriously. The company’s eight-camera, 360-degree OZO is effectively the merger of industry-grade film production quality, an Imperial Star Wars probe, and a decently sized chunk of cash.

Nokia decimates staff after Alcatel-Lucent deal
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So the networking company did not get off lightly after all

Networking outfit Nokia says it's cutting thousands of jobs worldwide as part of a $1 billion cost-saving plan after its recent acquisition of networking rival Alcatel-Lucent.

SK Telekom demos 20Gbit per second 5G
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700 meters from the base station

Mobile World Congress was dominated by 5G – the next generation network that will replace the omni-present 4G / LTE network. Now South Korea's SK Telekom has showcased a demo of a base station and download speeds nearly 20 Gbit per second.

MediaTek and Nokia show off new IoT networking
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Extended Coverage Enhanced General Packet Radio Service

MediaTek and Nokia have used MWC 2016 to show off their "Extended Coverage Enhanced General Packet Radio Service" (EC-EGPRS).