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Rakuten Mobile picks Nokia for optical transport for 5G network

Tuesday 10 March 2020 | 12:49 CET | News
Nokia announced Japan's newest mobile carrier Rakuten Mobile will deploy the Nokia 1830 Photonic Service Switch to power its reconfigurable photonic mesh mobile backhaul network. The deployment of Nokia's coherent and optical component technologies will enable Rakuten Mobile to grow its network bandwidth for the rapid rollout of 4G and 5G services. The mobile network will be built upon a nationwide optical infrastructure covering all 47 prefectures throughout Japan and supporting backhaul and data centre interconnect (DCI) applications.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Nokia / Rakuten Mobile
Countries: Japan
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