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Nokia takes over SpaceTime Insight to expand its IoT software portfolio

Nokia takes over SpaceTime Insight to expand its IoT software portfolioTo expand its Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio and IoT analytics capabilities, and accelerate the development of new IoT applications for key vertical markets, Nokia has acquired SpaceTime Insight.

SpaceTime Insight provides machine learning-powered analytics and IoT applications for some of the world’s largest transportation, energy and utilities organizations, including Entergy, FedEx, NextEra Energy, Singapore Power and Union Pacific Railroad. Its machine learning models and other advanced analytics, designed specifically for asset-intensive industries, predict asset health with a high degree of accuracy and optimize related operations. As a result, SpaceTime Insight’s applications help customers reduce cost and risk, increase operational efficiencies, reduce service outages and more.

Bhaskar Gorti, President of Nokia Software, said, “Adding SpaceTime to Nokia Software is a strong step forward in our strategy, and will help us deliver a new class of intelligent solutions to meet the demands of an increasingly interconnected world. Together, we can empower customers to realize the full value of their people, processes and assets, and enable them to deliver rich, world-class digital experiences.”Read More

 

 

Nokia names Sanjay Goel as President of Global Services

Nokia names Sanjay Goel as President of Global ServicesNokia has announced the appointment of Sanjay Goel as President of Global Services and member of the Group Leadership Team (GLT) from April 1, 2018. Goel will report to Nokia President and Chief Executive Officer, Rajeev Suri. Igor Leprince, who previously held the Global Services position, will support Goel during a transition period and then leave Nokia to pursue opportunities outside the company.

“I want to thank Igor for his contributions to Nokia. I warmly welcome Sanjay to the GLT, and look forward to working together to further strengthen Global Services,” said Rajeev Suri.

Goel was most recently head of Global Services Sales. He brings with him the experience of senior leadership roles in Services over the last ten years at Nokia. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a specialization in Electronics and Communications from the Manipal Institute of Technology in India….Read More

 

 

Nokia and du demonstrate Middle East’s first 4K 3D 360 VR video streaming using 5G

nokia-duNokia and UAE-based telecommunications service provider du, used Nokia AirScale Radio Access to showcase 360 degree virtual reality (VR) video streaming for the first time in the Middle East at GITEX 2016 in Dubai.

In the demonstration, 3D 360 VR content created with the Nokia OZO VR camera was streamed to head-mounted displays using Nokia 5G-ready network, delivering a fully immersive VR experience for attendees. This demonstration is yet another milestone for du on its path to 5G technology and taking 5G beyond speed and connectivity by demonstrating real 5G use cases.

The demonstration at GITEX 2016 used the 5G-ready Nokia AirScale Radio Access on the 4.5 GHz frequency. Using a large bandwidth of 400 MHz and Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology, which utilizes multiple antennas to transmit and receive, Nokia AirScale can offer enhanced capacity and speeds. This enables du to offer a superior broadband experience to end users….Read More

Nokia brand mobile phones to be manufactured globally by HMD

nokia-connecting-people-is-backNokia has planned to bring Nokia brand back to the mobile phone and tablet markets on a global basis. The company has signed a strategic brand and intellectual property licensing agreement enabling HMD to create Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets for the next ten years. Under the agreement, Nokia Technologies will receive royalty payments from HMD for sales of Nokia-branded mobile products, covering both brand and intellectual property rights.

HMD has been founded to provide a focussed, independent home for a full range of Nokia-branded feature phones, smartphones and tablets. Also, HMD has conditionally agreed to acquire rights from Microsoft to use the Nokia brand on feature phones, and certain related design rights. The Microsoft transaction is expected to close in H2 2016. Together, these agreements would make HMD the sole global licensee for all types of Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets. HMD intends to invest over US$500 million over the next three years to support the global marketing of Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets, funded via its investors and profits from the acquired feature phone business….Read More

Capgemini bags contract extension with Nokia for global order management operations

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Capgemini has announced that it has secured a multimillion euro contract extension from Nokia. The additional three-year agreement will see Capgemini continuing to optimize Nokia’s order management operations worldwide. The contract extension is a testament to Capgemini’s expertise in telecommunications and supply chain Business Process Outsourcing.

Capgemini has had a longstanding relationship with Nokia since 2010. The contract, which was due to expire in 2017, has now been extended to 2020, further strengthening the alliance, where Capgemini will continue to provide customer order management services, including preparation for delivery, distribution and customer invoicing to Nokia throughout its global network.

Christopher Stancombe, CEO Business Process Outsourcing, Capgemini and Member of the Group Executive Committee, said, “We are delighted with the contract renewal with Nokia, one of our key Business Process Outsourcing customers globally. We have a strong relationship with Nokia and are proud to be providing them with world-class Supply Chain Business Process Outsourcing services to help drive and enhance Nokia’s business productivity and growth.” See more

Nokia Networks Chennai Factory reaches major milestone

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Nokia Networks’ Chennai factory has achieved a major milestone. After having been in  operation for nearly seven years, this announcement was made during an event which was attended by Shri Amitabh Kant, Secretary for Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India, government officials, European delegates and customers.

Nokia Networks’ Chennai factory is the largest manufacturing facility in the Indian telecommunications equipment manufacturing sector, and a strategic hub for Nokia’s global operations.

The company has invested approximately INR500 crore since 2008 in the 140,000-square metre facility, which produces and distributes mobile broadband products for advanced technologies such as LTE in the domestic and global markets.

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Nokia makes Asha touch phones more user friendly

Nokia makes Asha touch phones more user friendly 

Bringing new functionality and improvements to its Asha range of devices, Nokia has rolled out a new software update, platform 1.4, for its Asha touchscreen phones. The new firmware offers several improved features such as MixRadio (an enhanced music application), a better camera, OneDrive access and a more social and updated Fastlane. The update is available for Asha 230, Asha 500, Asha 501, Asha 502 and Asha 503.

The latest Asha software update brings Nokia’s MixRadio, the free and personalized music streaming service. For those without access to data connection on the move, Nokia MixRadio will even allow users to listen to music offline. Nokia MixRadio is available on Asha 500, Asha 502 and Asha 503 devices. Nokia is also offering 7GB of free storage on Microsoft’s OneDrive and it is possible to automatically or manually transfer digital content to the cloud directly from the phone.

The software updates include innovative additions to the camera app, with a voice-guided selfie feature and panorama mode; a power save mode for battery durability; performance improvements; improved video stabilization and parental control for the browser and Nokia Store access………See More

Nokia welcomes 2014 with two new Lumia devices

Nokia welcomes 2014 with two new Lumia devices

Nokia has announced the launch of two new Lumia devices, the Nokia Lumia 1320 and Nokia Lumia 525 in India. The new Nokia Lumia 1320 is perfectly suited for entertainment and productivity, with a 6- inch screen and the latest software advancements for Windows Phones. The Nokia Lumia 525 is Nokia’s affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone that delivers a rich selection of high-end innovations and experiences taken from premium Lumia smartphones.

Viral Oza, Director – Marketing, Nokia India, said, “With its large screen, warm and playful design and our rich imaging experience, the Nokia Lumia 1320 is an integral addition to our Windows Phone portfolio. It looks to further expand our innovation offering by bringing the best Lumia experiences from Nokia and the latest from Windows Phone to a large screen smartphone, at a more affordable price.”

The Lumia 1320 features many high-end Lumia innovations on a large 6-inch 720p display and extends the Nokia camera app to another price range. With a range of imaging apps available, the Lumia 1320 comes with the most loved Lumia experiences such as unlimited ad-free music and global mapping with Nokia Mix Radio and global mapping and location services from HERE, so people can experience them at a more accessible price.

The supersensitive screen on Nokia Lumia 1320 allows people to do more, faster, even with gloves on. Furthermore, an update to the Nokia Glance screen allows people to see more on the standby screen with notifications for missed calls and new emails. Additionally, with Microsoft Office built in, documents can be edited and shared easily for maximum productivity.

The Nokia Lumia 1320 will be available in orange, yellow, white, and black from January 13, 2014 at a best buy price of INR23,999/-. The Nokia Lumia 525 is available in gloss orange, white, yellow and matte black from January 7, 2014 at a best buy price of INR10,399/-……See More

Nokia and UAE Exchange team up over New Mobile App

Nokia and UAE Exchange team up over New Mobile App

Intending to provide customers with information on latest exchange rates, offers and updates from their region on their phones, UAE Exchange, in association with Nokia and Asgatech, technology partner of UAE Exchange, has launched its exclusive mobile application.  It is integrated with Nokia’s HERE maps and HERE Drive. Users of the app will also be able to find branches on the map and use the voice-guided navigation that comes on Nokia Lumia smart phones.

Y. Sudhir Kumar Shetty, COO – Global Operations, UAE Exchange, said, “Through this initiative of going mobile, we have reached another milestone in our efforts to be easily accessible to our customers. We are glad that we partnered with Nokia to make this dream, a reality. We are working on improving the app with transactional features, which will enable our customers to send money right from their phones.”

Praveen Prabhakaran, Head of Developer Experience – MENA, Nokia, said, “We are, indeed, very happy to partner with UAE Exchange, which is known for its innovative edge and technology leadership. Our shared vision to bring the best services and innovation to our consumers was instrumental in bringing this project to life. We look forward to further innovating together and continue spearheading unique mobile services and apps that will delight our consumers in the region.”

The app will be available across all locations, where UAE Exchange has operations…….See More

Nokia reinvents Zoom with 41MP Lumia 1020 Smartphone

Nokia reinvents Zoom with 41MP Lumia 1020 Smartphone

Nokia has unveiled a new addition to the Lumia family in India –  the Nokia Lumia 1020. Nokia establishes a new benchmark in smartphone imaging with the arrival of the Nokia Lumia 1020. Boasting a second-generation 41-mega pixel sensor and optical image stabilization (OIS), Nokia Lumia 1020 with PureView technology reinvents zoom, enabling people to discover more detail than their eyes can see.

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P. Balaji, Managing Director, Nokia India, said, “The response to the Nokia Lumia range in India has been extremely encouraging. The Nokia Lumia 1020 is a stunning device with imaging capabilities like no other smartphone. We believe it will further strengthen Nokia’s leadership in imaging, which today plays a pivotal role in the lives of consumers,” he added.

Vipul Mehrotra, Director – Smartphone Devices, Nokia India, Middle East and Africa, said, “The Nokia Lumia 1020 is the first smartphone that not only matches but exceeds many standalone digital cameras for quality, ensuring people always have the perfect picture, whether that is day or night. With the Nokia Pro Camera app and the 41-mega pixel sensor, it boosts creativity and makes it easier to shoot, edit and share pictures of unrivalled clarity.”

Nokia Lumia 1020 also comes with HERE location suite and access to a world of music available to stream or download with Nokia Music. Consumers in India will also get an App Voucher worth INR1,000. Vodafone users of Lumia 1020 will be offered 2GB of 3G data usage per month for two months, at no extra cost.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 will be available in stores across India starting October 11, 2013. All Nokia Lumia 1020 owners and consumers will get support from the Nokia Lumia 1020……See More