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Nokia to deploy 5G O-RAN gear for NTT Docomo

November 20, 2023


Finnish vendor Nokia announced that Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo is deploying the former’s Open RAN (O-RAN) compliant 5G AirScale baseband solution, including centralized unit (CU) and distributed unit (DU) software, in its commercial network nationwide.

Nokia said that this solution will enable NTT Docomo to pursue a multi-supplier strategy, giving the Japanese telco the option to connect with Open Radio Units (RU) delivered by other suppliers.

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