Webinars


5G Maturity Index

26 March 2019

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5G is in the early stages of rollout. Many CSPs are still facing the challenge of defining the right 5G strategy and use cases they can monetize. The key questions include what does it take to implement 5G successfully? What are the industry best practices?

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Nokia 5G Maturity index is a comprehensive assessment done in collaboration with Analysys Mason on Operators' 5G Maturity both from a business and technical perpsecitve.

In this webinar you can hear from Analysys Mason on the results of the study with the focus on key insights on 5G strategies of 50 tier 1-2 operators. We will also be covering how Nokia is positioning its services portfolio to address operator's 5G journey. Join us to discuss the key insights from the 5G maturity index and how you could use that to your advantage.


Signaling in a 5G world

07 February 2019

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As the mobile market is planning and deploying 5G networks, operators are preparing to implement new HTTP2 signaling technology inside the core and at the roaming edge. Communication service providers need a signaling architecture that ensures their network is secure, reliable, and scales.

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This webinar provides insights into 5G’s new service-based architecture (SBA), key building blocks to implement signaling control, use cases, the status of 3GPP standards, and deployment considerations.


Nokia Educational Series - Evolution of voice from VOLTE to 5G

23 January 2019

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The evolution of voice from circuit to voice over VoLTE requires the implementation of IMS. What happens to voice with the introduction of 5G? Happily, IMS is advertised to be “access transparent” so no big deal, right? Or is it? The reality isn’t quite as clean as the advertising might lead you to believe.

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In this Webinar we will discover the evolution from a VoLTE network to a Voice over 5G network and the interim steps and the migration period it will require.

Join us to discuss some of those special cases and migration steps in this webinar. 


Malware in IoT, Crypto-coins & Smart Devices - Prevention and Appropriate Action

06 December 2018

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Malware continues to be a problem, particularly in the case of gaining visibility into incidents, which leaves you blind to attack. The rapid growth of IoT botnets provides a challenge to businesses deploying unprotected IoT devices and is a threat to networks’ integrity. Networks and personnel must be able to detect and remove rogue IoT devices.

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In this webinar, we will look at learnings from Nokia’s annual Threat Intelligence report, as well as identifying tools that can be used to detect and mitigate malware in those environments, and the changing balance of responsibility between the end-user, enterprise and the service provider for protecting against these threats.


Webinar with Chris Lewis:Together with Nokia and Salesforce on Connecting the Network to Your Business

05 December 2018

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The ongoing digitalization of CSPs, and the promise of 5G and Industrial IoT, are constantly redefining customer expectations and challenging traditional business models across nearly every industry. End users expect immediate, omnichannel, personalized and contextual services.

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In the face of this digital disruption, bridging network and business to create the Digital Service provider is an imperative. Join us to share market insights with Chris Lewis, Josh Aroner of Nokia and John Carney of Salesforce, and discover how two market leaders, Nokia Software and Salesforce connect network and customer insights to business, and leverage digital platforms, AI and industrial automation capabilities for a new customer experience.


Optimizing energy asset lifecycles with predictive analytics

03 October 2018

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Hear how Nokia Asset Lifecycle Optimization has made a difference in real-world operations


Industry applications – 5G as an enabler of the fourth industrial revolution

18 September 2018

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The fourth industrial revolution is embedding technology at all levels of society and global economies – and even within humans. In our webinar, we’ll take a closer look at how 5G enables the factory of the future, including developments in the latest industry initiatives and an example use case.


Unassisted AI and How it Will Change Video Analytics Forever

28 June 2018

On demand

The future of video analytics has arrived with advances in pattern recognition, edge computing, and GPU availability. Join Khamis Abulgubein, principal product manager at Nokia, for an immersive discussion and demonstration moderated by ReadWrite Data Expert Rich Morrow.


IHS Markit webinar: Mobile security infrastructure - Leveraging analytics to secure 5G networks

07 June 2018

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As preparation for 5G era, mobile operators will need to take advantage of multi-dimensional security analytics for rapid detection of threats. Join us the hear more about the role of machine learning in security analytics, get insights how to leverage threat intelligence for device, network and cloud security and how to scale security orchestration, analytics and response tools.


IHS Markit webinar: Breaking the optical glass ceiling - The path to terabit optical networks

16 May 2018

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Successive rounds of optical innovation and investment have delivered higher capacity networks with significantly decreased cost-per-bit transmitted. Moving forward, as we approach Shannon’s limit, gains are becoming more incremental, and reducing cost-per-bit is becoming more challenging.

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As an industry, will we be able to break through the optical glass ceiling to get to terabit optical networks? What technologies and approaches will enable the next step forward? Join this webinar to learn more about the different evolution vectors being explored on the path to terabit optical networks.


TDM renewal with no compromises

15 May 2018

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Network operators need to meet the growing and dynamic traffic demands of high-bandwidth cloud-based services but must also continue to support TDM service revenue streams, particularly for PDH services such as E1s. Join the webinar to learn more about Nokia's turnkey TDM renewal solution based on the new 1830 Optical Network Extender (ONE).


Creating and Executing Effective GDPR Implementation Strategies

08 May 2018

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This month, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) initiative will become law and subject to regulatory compliance enforcement. Join us to hear best practices, toolsets, and optimal platform strategy methodology that can help you create and execute an effective GDPR implementation strategy.


Monetization in a 5G world

26 April 2018

On demand


Telco Data Centers of the Future

18 April 2018

On demand

Speakers: Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading
                  Stefan Kindt, Head of Cloud Market Development, Nokia
                  Jai Thattil, Head of Cloud, IT& Transformation Services, Nokia


Nokia digital automation broadcast

17 April 2018

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Speakers: Stephan Litjens and Ingrid Viitanen from Nokia Digital Automation,
                   Juha Pankakoski from Konecranes,
                   Pekka Sivonen from Business Finland,
                   Moderator: Brett Young, Nokia Media Relations


Telco goes cloud-native with open source

December 05, 2017

On demand

Speakers:  Stefan Kindt, Nokia, Head of Cloud Market Development
                   Dr. Frank Zdarsky, Red Hat, Senior Principal Software Engineer
                   Tommy Lindgren, Nokia, Cloud Market Development

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In order to gain the maximum benefit from cloud transformation, CSPs need to evolve from virtualization of network functions to truly cloud-native design. The end result is better scalability as well as faster innovation and a more rapid response to customer demands.

In our joint Nokia and Red Hat webinar we will discuss:

  • The requirements for cloud-native design
  • The benefits of using open source when moving towards cloud-native design
  • Examples of real-life implementation and use cases

Get ready for 5G with AirScale Active Antennas

December 01, 2017 / Darrell Davies

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As we move towards a 5G world, the importance of antennas must not be underestimated in enabling the gigabit and higher data rates of 4.5G and beyond. But is antenna technology ready? It’s a question our expert will answer in this webinar.

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Topics covered

  • Preparing sites for gigabit data rates and beyond
  • Antenna solutions for top performance in 4.5G Pro and 4.9G networks
  • Rethinking antennas for 5G networks
  • How Nokia Active Antennas meet the needs of the new networks

Breaking the Gbps barrier with 4.9G

November 24, 2017 / Arne Schaelicke

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In 2017 the mobile networks and user devices have reached 1Gbps user data rates. 10x the data rate supported by initial LTE devices. But this is not the end of the evolution. In this webinar, Arne Schaelicke provides an outlook on the user data rate evolution with 4.9G.

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Topics Covered

  • How 5G will change the world
  • LTE user peak data rate evolution
  • Nokia 4.9G and the journey beyond 1.2Gbps
  • Nokia AirScale radio access and the evolution of RF bands

Technology in the fight against climate change

November 20, 2017 / Minna Aila, Harry Kuosa, Pia Tanskanen

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How you can use network technology to make dramatic cuts in your energy use and reduce long-term carbon emissions to zero? As traffic grows, energy consumption tends to rise as networks are extended, but it doesn’t have to be like that. Join this expert webinar for an insight into how you can call a halt to the ever-spiralling use of energy.

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Topics covered

  • Decouple growing data traffic from CO2 emissions
  • The role of networks in fighting climate change
  • Solutions for energy efficiency
  • How operators across the world are making a difference

Top 5 cyber threats - How they affect your security operations?

November 13, 2017

On demand

Speakers:  Kevin McNamee, Head of Nokia Threat Intelligence Center
                   Robert Marson, Head of Business Development Security, IoT
                   Parag Padhye, Head of Security, Professional Services
                   Gerald Reddig, Head of Security Marketing


Step-by-step: How to make your network ready for 5G

November 02, 2017 / Kai Sahala

On demand

Build your route to 5G

In this webinar, we take an expert look at how you can use investments in 4G to build a route to your 5G future. With excellent coverage and most subscribers already using it, 4G is not only the dominant technology now and for years to come, but it is also a sound basis for network evolution to 5G.

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Topics Covered

  • How you can start preparing for 5G now
  • Nokia’s step-by-step approach to evolving to 5G
  • How existing LTE sites will be used for 5G
  • Nokia AirScale radio access and the evolution of RF bands

The best ideas are better for everyone - The benefits of open source

October 25, 2017

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Speakers:  Kamil Gregor, IDC, Research Analyst,
                   Tommy Lindgren, Nokia, Cloud market development,
                   Jonne Soininen, Nokia, Head of software industry initiatives

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Our webinar outlines the growing importance of open source to the telecommunication industry, using cloud technology as an example. Overall, cloud computing, SDN, and NFV enable a significant technological transition from combined hardware/software products to software-only solutions – unlocking innovation in the telecommunications industry. In this context, open source is an essential tool for accelerating innovation.


What are the technology components of 5G New Radio?

October 19, 2017

On Demand

Speakers: Harri Holma, Nokia Bell Labs Fellow,
                 John Smee, VP Engineering, Qualcomm Research

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5G is driving a fundamental change in our communications infrastructure and devices, but the demands placed on the technology are very high. The success of upcoming 5G networks will depend heavily on the adoption of a number of new technologies.

Join our Nokia/Qualcomm webinar to learn about the current status of 5G standardization. We will also look at the key technology components that enable 5G including how to utilize the new spectrum, multi-connectivity, network slicing, and the multi-access edge cloud.


Swisscom Shares Operator Insight on Enhanced In-Home Wi-Fi Experience

October 17, 2017

On demand

Speakers: Sandra O’Boyle, Heavy Reading, Senior Analyst, Customer Experience and Analytics,
                  Andreas Arnold, Swisscom, Technical Cluster Lead, CPE & Home Devices

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As the number of devices and services connected to the home network increase, service providers need to be able to intelligently manage the home network and provide the superior quality of experience that end users expect.

This webinar will take a closer look at how service providers can take control of the residential WiFi experience and its related soaring costs.


Cloud Native Mobile Core Networks

October 10, 2017

On Demand

Speakers: Gabriel Brown, Heavy Reading, Principal Analyst - Wireless Data Services & LTE,
                 Matthias Reiss, Nokia, Head of Subscriber Data Management Business Line

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In this session, Nokia will outline its vision for the evolution of the Core Networks towards a cloud-native architecture. We will cover the changes required on the network architecture, software design and network operations to build a cloud-native environment. In particular, we will also cover how the relationship between CSPs and vendors will have to evolve to enable the agility required by today's consumers and enterprises.


Nokia cloud – for a fully digitalized business

October 05, 2017

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Speakers:  Carla Arend, IDC analyst and program director, European software and infrastructure research team,
                   Stefan Kindt, Nokia, Head of cloud market development,
                   Clare McCarthy, Nokia, Head of strategic marketing

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Amazon and Google have delivered a digital wake-up call to enterprises across all industry sectors. To respond, CSPs need to undertake a digital transformation to become flexible and profitable enterprises that can innovate more rapidly, operate more efficiently, and make better use of available resources. 

In our webinar, we will look at how the cloud is a key enabler for digital transformation. By providing agility, automation, and scalability, the cloud serves as a foundation for a fully digitalized business.


Lightwave webinar: Enterprise Private Optical Networks

October 03, 2017

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Speakers: Kyle Hollasch, Product Marketing Director, Optical Networking, Nokia
                  Chris Janson, Product Marketing Manager, Optical Networking, Nokia
                  Stephen Hardy, Editorial Director/Associate Publisher, Lightwave

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Today, cloud applications support everything from supply chain to customer service. This increasing reliance on digital tools is driving the need for greater flexibility, scalability and security when it comes to wide area network connectivity.

Enterprises don’t want to be constrained by a wide area network that can’t adapt and scale to business needs, and so many successful companies are turning to private optical networks. Discover the value and benefits of private optical networks by joining our on demand webcast: Enterprise Private Optical Networks

In the session, you'll learn about:

  • The advantages that private optical networks bring to enterprise wide area connectivity
  • The economic benefits of private optical networks compared to alternatives
  • The unique hardware requirements of private optical networks

Learn how a private optical network can offer a practical and financially attractive solution for many enterprises.


Security for IoT. Are you Protected?

22 June 2017

On demand

Speakers:  Gerald Reddig, Head of Security Marketing
                    Kevin Mcnamee, Director, Nokia Threat Intelligence Lab
                    Rodrigo Brito, Head of Product Management, IoT Security


Nokia Telco Cloud index: operator NFV/SDN maturity benchmark

June 18, 2017 / Caroline Chappell, Stela Bokun, Matthew Dove Jai ThattilPlea

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Join this webinar to discover what operators are doing globally. 
Compare your strategy against the best.


IP Networks Reimagined 360 livestream

June 14, 2017

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Speakers: Rajeev Suri, CEO, Nokia
                  Basil Alwan, President, IP/Optical Networks Business Group, Nokia

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Get a front row seat at the IP Networks Reimagined livestream event with Rajeev Suri, CEO of Nokia, and Basil Alwan, President, IP/Optical Networks Business Group, as they share Nokia’s vision and strategy on the evolution of IP networks.

Don’t miss out on this ultimate viewing experience and exciting opportunity to be among the first to see the unveiling of new innovations from Nokia, livestreamed in 360° video with Nokia OZO.


Converging Transport Networks for 5G Success: The 'Anyhaul' Imperative

April 25, 2017

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Speakers:  Roy Chua, co-Founder and Partner at SDxCentral
                   Jim Guillet, Portfolio and Solution Marketing team, Nokia

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The expanded use cases enabled by 5G demands significant evolution to the mobile layer’s radio and packet core elements. They in turn require changes in the underlying wide area transport network that interconnects them. With the impending availability of 5G technologies in late 2017, and the 1st mover business advantage to take share in new markets, there is an urgency to upgrade and revitalize today’s infrastructure. Now is the time to isolate the key areas of focus. To aid in that endeavor we offer our ‘5 steps to 5G’.

Join SDxCentral and Nokia for this webinar and come away with a concrete understanding of the 5G innovations, linkages and dependencies critical to a successful 5G platform. This webinar is geared to 5G network architects and transport network planners, and those responsible for fronthaul, backhaul and core backbone networks.

Next generation TV: is ABR ready for the IP switchover?

March 30, 2017 / Nokia, DTVE, CTOi Consulting

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IP is fast becoming the universal technology to enable the delivery of video. Broadcasters and TV operators are deploying next generation TV platforms to maximize operational efficiency and deliver a seamless experience to the consumers across all their devices.

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Adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming has become a key building block for these platforms as multiscreen and non-linear viewing grow, but is it robust enough to supersede other technologies and maintain or even exceed the quality of experience on the main screen in the living room?

This webinar will try to answer the following questions:
- When can we expect IP to replace legacy broadcast TV mechanisms?
- What are the benefits of moving to IP for TV operators and their customers?
- What ingredients make a successful IP transformation?
- Can ABR be the universal streaming technology for TV delivery?


New Frontiers in C-RAN Fronthaul: to CPRI, or to not CPRI?

March 28, 2017  / IHS Markit, Anritsu, Fujitsu & Nokia

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Fronthaul has a fundamental role in the development of radio access networks (RANs), from centralized RANs to cloud RANs and beyond, but what are the challenges of moving to such C-RANs? And while vendors have leaned toward the Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) standard for fronthaul connections, CPRI-based links may not be the right fit as the 5G network of cloud-optimized RAN evolves.

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How does CPRI relate to fronthaul technologies such as WDM and optical Ethernet; and what alternative standards are emerging? How can fronthaul adapt to the demands of co-existing 4G and 5G networks; and what impact do technology choices have on deployment applications and new service opportunities?

Cloud-Native Architectures Will Be Key to 5G NG Core

March 23, 2017

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Speakers: Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst - Wireless Data Services & LTE, Heavy Reading
                  Vinai Sirkey, Vice President, Business Development, Mobile Core, Nokia
                  Nick Cadwgan, Director IP Mobile Network Marketing, Nokia

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The networking industry is pushing the pace of 5G development. Service providers, and other organizations in the enterprise and public sector, must then determine how best to support their current or planned mobile broadband and IoT/MTC services while providing a path to 5G. The evolution of today’s network core will be central to this transformation. In this webinar, Heavy Reading’s Gabriel Brown, along with representatives from Nokia, will discuss the proposed 5G NGC functional architectures being proposed in 3GPP standards. It will identify why a ‘cloud-native’ packet core architecture is a requirement not only for future 5G services, but for existing or planned 4G mobile broadband and IoT/MTC services as well.