Team Finland led by Consul General Jan Wahlberg on 10 October visited the R&D Center at Nokia Shanghai Bell to discuss future cooperation.
This Shanghai lab plays a unique role in building Nokia’s research eco-system in China by establishing extensive cooperation between Chinese customers and top universities in China for national key projects and consortium.
Nokia Shanghai Bell is a joint venture between Nokia and China Huaxin, integrating Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell Co. Ltd and Nokia’s China business. The joint venture, which started its operation in July 2017, is Nokia’s exclusive platform in China for the continued development of new technologies such as IP routing, optical, fixed and next-generation 5G. The facility is located in Jinqiao, east of Shanghai, and is ranked as a top 10 enterprise research center in China.
Nokia’s research and development staff in China is altogether around 10 000 people in six different locations. They work as an integral part of the global Nokia R&D team.
The research team is dedicated to pioneering research in a vast array of technologies including: Wireless access and fixed access technology; 5G, advanced multiple antenna technologies; Device to device communication; Cloud RAN; Green radio; Small cell technology; TDD specific technologies; LTE-A/beyond broadcast/multicast; Cellular based machine to machine; Software-defined converged access network; Next generation PON; and RoF-based fronthaul
Sources: Nokia Shanghai Bell, Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai