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Cloud
Chorus and Nokia launches first trial of 25G PON broadband
Chorus and Nokia have announced the successful demonstration of 25 gigabit per second fibre (Gbps) broadband technology at the Chorus Fibre Lab in Auckland. 
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Cloud
Nokia and Optus reaches new 5G levels using Samsung
Nokia and Optus have achieved the world’s first 3CC Carrier Aggregation 5G SA data call using a commercial Samsung headset in Australia.
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Cloud
Kyndryl hires managing director for New Zealand team
Kyndryl has hired Audrey Campbell-Frear as managing director for New Zealand.
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Edge Computing
Kyndryl and Nokia enter network and edge computing alliance
Kyndryl and Nokia have partnered to help enterprise customers accelerate digital transformations with LTE and 5G private wireless networking.
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Smartphone
Hands-on review: Nokia X20
Unless you are a device snob, you will be more than happy to own a device that won’t cost the price of a high-spec laptop but will provide you with reliable and future-proofed usage.
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5G
Equinix deploys first-of-its-kind 5G and edge development centre with full 5G network from Nokia
Equinix announces the first-of-its-kind 5G and Edge Technology Development Center, with a fully operational, non-standalone 5G network from Nokia.
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5G
Spark partners with Nokia to accelerate 5G rollout
The deal will see Spark deploy Nokia’s latest 5G RAN technology across part of the rollout while upgrading 4G at these sites using Nokia products.
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Smartphone
New Nokia G20 smartphone lands in NZ with exclusive warranty offer
In a first for Kiwi consumers, the new phone comes with a three-year warranty in addition to a three-day battery life.
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5G
Nokia and University of Technology Sydney partner for 5G innovation
The 5G Innovation Lab will enable Nokia, UTS and their partners to advance 5G technology by testing new 5G use cases with real world applications, including Industry 4.0, IoT and smart cities.
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Smartphone
HMD Global launches Nokia 5.4 in Australia
The Nokia 5.4 is a smartphone engineered for photography, with a 48MP quad camera, an AI-powered night mode, a wide lens, a depth sensor, and a macro lens.
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Smartphone
Nokia 3.4 drops in NZ with AI-triple camera, bigger screen, two-day battery life
"The Nokia 3.4 gives New Zealanders more power, more screen and more freedom to push the boundaries of your creativity thanks to the ultra-wide lens and AI imaging."
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Network Infrastructure
Google Cloud & Nokia to develop 5G & network solutions for CSPs
"Cloud-native network functions and automation will enable new agility and use-cases in the 5G era.”
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Managed Services
Vectra sets A/NZ channel in sights with new leadership hire
The new international sales VP will be charged with strengthening its MSP programme and growing its channel partner network in the region.
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Power / Energy
Nokia onboards HPE GreenLake for data centre sustainability
According to a company blog post, Nokia and HPE will work together to transform Nokia’s data centres into ‘carbon negative’ IT producers.
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Smartphone
Nokia launches two new phones
The 225 4G is a low-cost traditional-style handset with a physical keypad and the 225 is an Android smartphone with a bloatware-free promise.
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Smartphone
Nokia phones lead trust rankings finds Counterpoint research
Nokia phones are leading the Android ecosystem in providing the fastest software and security updates across the entire portfolio.
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Internet of Things
Nokia: Cyber attacks on internet-connected devices on the rise
Cyberattacks on internet-connected devices continue to rise at an alarming rate due to poor security protections.
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5G
Verizon launches international private 5G platform
Delivered in partnership with Nokia, the offering will enable businesses to deploy a private industrial grade dedicated 5G network capability within their premises. 
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Digital Transformation
Nokia to migrate all on-prem IT infrastructure to Google Cloud
Nokia’s infrastructure and applications will operate in the public cloud or in a software-as-a-service model from now, and the company expects the extensive migration to take between 18 and 24 months to complete.
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5G
Australian businesses leading in 5G planning and adoption
The research titled ‘5G Business Readiness Report’ finds that among the markets surveyed, Australia is one of the nations where 5G adoption and implementation plans are most widespread.
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5G
Gigamon and Nokia deliver 5G network visibility solution
The purpose-built joint 5G solution delivers real-time analytics to enhance the customer experience and maximise investment impact.
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5G
Telecom equipment market returns to growth in 2Q20
According to research by Dell’Oro shows that the global market is finding its feet again with vendor ranking remaining stable.
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Smartphone
Hands-on review: The Nokia 2.3 smartphone
Your kids are going to love it (and you will too), writes Owen McCarthy.
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Smartphone
Hands-on review: The Nokia 5.3 smartphone
The high-quality build means that each time I take it out of my pocket, I don’t put it into “Do not disturb” mode. Other Android users will know what I mean.