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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

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.

2016 Global Telecoms (GLOTEL) Awards
Nov, 2016

2016 Global Telecoms (GLOTEL) Awards

Nokia won an award in the category “Fixed Network Evolution” with its universal next generation PON solution that brings together different technologies on a single platform and line card, and enables operators to simplify and accelerate fiber network evolution.

2016 Global Telecoms (GLOTEL) Awards
Nov, 2016

2016 Global Telecoms (GLOTEL) Awards

Nokia received a “Highly commended” award in the category “Advancing the Road to 5G” for its 5G radio on commercial AirScale Radio Access platform achieving less than 1ms system latency and more than 20Gbps.

Broadband awards
Oct, 2016

2016 Broadband World Forum (BBWF) Awards

Nokia won an award in the category “Best Innovation in Internet of Things” with its IMPACT IoT Platform and Nokia Motive® Connected Device Platform (CDP). With IMPACT, Telcos, Enterprises and Governments can easily scale, secure IoT services while reducing costs and time to market. IMPACT also integrates the latest release of Motive Connected Device Platform (CDP) for its #1 market-share-leading device management capabilities for all network connected devices and sensors. Motive CDP supports more than 1.5 billion devices and sensors in the market today.