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My Nokia Optical Lab

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Get remote lab access to a Nokia optical lab

My Nokia Optical Labs provides users with private, remote access to a hosted Nokia optical lab environment where users can practice and develop configuration, provisioning, and management skills.

There are two different types of labs available, providing users with the flexibility to choose a lab-based on their training and testing needs. Labs are available 24/7.

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Flexible scheduling. Labs are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Labs can be reserved in advance and you can cancel your reservation within 24 hours if your schedule changes.

Reserve lab time

Re-visiting and practicing lab exercises from select Optical Network Certification (ONC) Program courses you have attended.

Dedicated, remote access to an Optical Network lab environment. Refer to the diagram below for details of the lab topology.

My Nokia Lab types

Nokia 1830 Engineering and Planning Tool (EPT) lab 

This lab is available for you to learn and practice optical network design skills with 1830 EPT. The service provides dedicated access to a Windows 7 virtual PC running a full instance of the 1830 EPT software.  

Access to the virtual PC is made via the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). You can use the 1830 EPT lab to re-visit and practice the lab exercises from ONC courses such as Nokia Fundamentals of Optical Network Design or Nokia Advanced Optical Network Design.

You can also explore 1830 EPT, as well as work with and test proposed network designs.

Lab practice scenarios (optional)

The lab practice scenarios, which are optionally available as part of the service, were developed by Nokia subject matter experts. Scenarios provide challenging and practical lab exercises designed to build the skill set and knowledge of the user. Each scenario also includes an optimal solution.

Lab pricing and reservation

The pricing for My Nokia Optical Lab and practice scenarios are available below. Please note a account is required before you can reserve a lab or purchase practice scenarios. Click here to create an account on the Nokia Support Portal. If you have any questions or issues accessing the reservation system or scheduling lab sessions, please send an email to

My Nokia Optical Lab pricing

Pricing for the My Nokia Optical Lab is provided in the tables below. Lab sessions are three hours in duration. For example, if you purchase four lab sessions, you will receive a total of 12 hours of lab access time.

1 lab session in the table below = 3 hours of lab access time

Number of lab sessions

Price per session (USD)

1 lab sessions $40
5 to 10 lab sessions $38
11 to 20 lab sessions $37
21 to 30 lab sessions $35
31 to 100 lab sessions $34
101 to 200 lab sessions $32
201 or more lab sessions $30