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Our awards

Our customers know they can rely on us for innovation and quality. Our industry knows it too, every year we’re proud to see our leadership in networking highlighted by awards from prestigious industry groups, technology publications and technical forums. In addition to demonstrating our market leadership, these awards showcase the outstanding capabilities that our products, solutions and services bring to our customers. Here are some of our recent awards:

2017 awards

Ovum awards 2017
Oct, 2017

Ovum Industry Congress "On The Radar" Awards 2017

Nokia is the winner in category: Big Data, Analytics & AI

Nokia has applied machine learning and deep learning algorithms to improve the management of mobile networks. Deep learning algorithms analyse unstructured data to identify similar trouble tickets and improve efficiency by 40%. Machine learning used to correlate network data with external sources and predict service degradation up to 7 days in advance. Analytics combined with Robotic Process Automation to process network alarms 5x faster than human operators alone.

Sep, 2017

Nokia’s 7705 SAR-Hm wireless router was awarded 2017 Smart Grid Product of the Year for making power grids smarter

Announced by IoT Evolution World in September 2017, the award to the Nokia 7705 SAR-Hm wireless router recognizes Nokia’s innovation and leadership in smart grid technologies.  

With secure, reliable IP/MPLS services over LTE, the compact and rugged Nokia 7705 SAR-Hm is an integral part of the Nokia utility converged field area network (FAN) solution. It enables utilities to fully realize the promise of smart grids and IoT by making the grids more intelligent and responsive. It facilitates distributed intelligence with optimized machine-to-machine (M2M) communications in the field and can also wirelessly extend IP/MPLS services from wide area networks (WAN). In addition to utilities, it can also be deployed for field operations in transportation, oil & gas, mining and government.

Jun, 2017

Leadership in IoT award

Nokia won the ‘Leadership in IoT’ award with Nokia worldwide IoT network grid (WING). The award was announced on 14 June at TechXL8 in London. This event celebrated the outstanding contributions in converging areas of technologies.

The concept of a one stop managed service for IoT was first introduced at the World Economic Forum in Davos last year and Nokia WING was launched to the wider industry at MWC17, in Barcelona. Nokia WING is a one stop managed service model for all global IoT needs. Besides the full infrastructure as a service (e.g. including the IoT platform and global Cloud based Core network aaS) we offer provisioning, operations, customer care, security, billing, anything needed to get CSPs' IoT businesses up and running and enterprises connected.

May, 2017

2017 GTB Telecoms Innovation Summit & Awards

Nokia won two awards at the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Telecoms Innovation Summit held on 23 May in London in the category of “Best Infrastructure Innovation”.  The Infrastructure Innovation Award recognizes an exceptional partnership between an operator and an equipment vendor that brings a significant advance in connectivity over any part of the network in terms of bandwidth, quality of service, access, reliability or cost.

Voice Experience Optimization: helped Vodafone Germany identify unresolved network performance issues in the Greater Würzburg area, with a poll of more than 3,000 Vodafone subscribers confirming that voice quality had improved for 57% of the respondents.

Alp Transit Gotthard: Nokia played a pivotal role in deploying the entire communications network that also supports a range of mission-critical operational and passenger services for the Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world’s longest and deepest traffic channel that runs under the Alps and connects Zürich, Switzerland to Locarno, Italy.

Laboratory awards
May, 2017

2017 Irish Laboratory Awards

The winners of the Irish Laboratory Awards 2017 were announced at the gala luncheon on Thursday, May 25th at The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin, with hundreds of industry figures in attendance. Nokia Bell Labs’ Ollie Burns was presented with the prestigious ‘Staff Member of the Year’ award by Virginia Walls, Communications Officer, Molecular Medicine Ireland.

WBENC award
Mar, 2017

2017 WBENC Summit & Salute

Nokia was recognized as a WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) Top Corporation again, along with 50 of the 300+ WBENC Corporate members at the Summit & Salute event. Nokia has been recognized for this prestigious award for the last 10 years. WBENC's America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises is the only national award honoring corporations who are choosing to integrate policies and programs enabling growth and reducing barriers for women-owned businesses; increasing opportunity in new markets – both domestically and internationally; fueling innovation; and empowering communities through economic growth and job creation.

Glomo award
Feb, 2017

GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards at #MWC17

Nokia won an award in the category “Best IoT Innovation for Mobile Networks” at the 22nd GSMA Global Mobile Awards. This award recognizes Nokia for its innovative IoT (Internet of Things) end to end solution that includes IMPACT which is a standards based platform that securely manages any device across any protocol and application, and can scale to meet the growing IoT needs of our customers. Our solution provides an array of connectivity options including Low Power WAN options such as NBIoT and LORA. To help our customers explore new business models we have over 100 members in the IoT community that engage in collaboration sessions, agile prototyping and market trials with customers. The award was announced on 28 February at the World Mobile Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

2016 awards

Summit Telecom review
Dec, 2016

2016 Telecom Review Excellence Awards

Nokia won an award in the category “Best Industry Vendor”. Some highlights of why Nokia was awarded is that we focus on innovation in the technologies that connect people and things. We are driven by our vision of expanding human possibilities of technologies and accordingly deliver innovative solutions to operators, enterprises, and government bodies to enable this, and create safe, smart and sustainable cities. We have been transforming technology and adapting to market changes for over 150 years. We have shown we are a sustainability leader, firmly committed to doing business with stringent ethical practices. We recognize health and safety responsibilities in our wider commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility.

2016 Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Best Practices Awards
Nov, 2016

2016 Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Best Practices Awards

Nokia won the 2016 Frost & Sullivan “European Local Area Network New Product Innovation Award” with its Passive Optical LAN (POL) solution. The award recognizes Nokia’s POL solution for leveraging leading-edge technologies, with a strong overall performance and a positive outlook in the local area network market. This solution provides a more cost-effective way to deploy local area networks, while delivering unlimited bandwidth, security, reliability, longevity and energy and space savings.

2016 Global Telecoms (GLOTEL) Awards
Nov, 2016

2016 Global Telecoms (GLOTEL) Awards

Nokia won an award in the category “Best Sustainability Project” with its partnership with CenturyLink to reduce their network power consumption by approximately 22,000 megawatt-hours a year through network optimization, by applying its PSTN Smart Transform solution.