In order to seize the opportunity presented by the acceleration of 5G, we plan to invest approximately €100 million in 2018 to meet near-term customer requirements for early 5G trials.
Imagine someone who has had a heart attack on the street, and they are picked up by an ambulance with 5G connectivity, hi-definition scanners, and cameras... You start taking a scan in the ambulance so all of that data is transferred to the surgery before the patient arrives, and a diagnosis is already underway.
I used to carry a briefcase instead of a school bag when going to school because I was shy and introverted then. But over the years, especially Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) helped me overcome these insecurities and scale greater heights.
Anybody who can improve the business in the long run is a good buyer.
Noise about carrier M&A will heat up dramatically in United States and India. The pent-up demand for action is there.
5G is not going to replace 4G. 4G and 4.5G are going to coexist with 5G.
China can be a difficult market for IP in general and IP compliance.
Telco cloud and virtualization remain a clear priority for us, and we became the first vendor to supply a commercial telco cloud solution compliant with ETSI Architecture for end-to-end voice-over-LTE services.
Imagine if we can get information from sensors, compute it in the cloud, and find and plug water leakages - leakage wastes 20 per cent water in the world.
I absolutely believe that we are on the cusp of not just a technological revolution, but a productivity revolution. It will bring benefits for people everywhere, make our planet more sustainable, and provide new opportunities for businesses of all kinds.
5G trials will accelerate in 2018, and in 2019, we can expect to see meaningful deployment in the U.S., China, and potentially other markets like Japan.
Nokia, with its deep experience in connecting people and its three strong businesses, is well-positioned to tap new opportunities during this time of technological change. I look forward to working with the entire Nokia team as we embark on this exciting journey.
We've always believed in fair trade.
HERE's leadership was recognized by Frost & Sullivan, who noted that HERE stands apart for its knowledge and industry experience, impressive data collection ability, high level of personalization, revolutionary products, and wide ranging partnerships with nearly every OEM and system vendor.
Unlike 4G and previous generations of technology, 5G is very different. It is not just about radio. In fact, it stands across the full network from mobile access to cloud core, from software-defined networking to all forms of backhaul, front haul, IP routing, fixed networks, software, and more.
We don't want to just put logos on somebody's devices. It needs to feel like Nokia, what Nokia was known for.
We have met our passion to be ambition to grow our market share significantly in North America. Motorola helps address two other priority markets for us - the acquisition has enabled us to become the No. 1 foreign vendor in Japan. It also gives us an increased market share with China Mobile in China.
Strong automotive and enterprise sales and the positive impact of our expanded license agreement with Microsoft more than offset the loss of revenue from the former devices and services business.
The need for mission-critical, high-performance network continues to grow as companies and public sector organizations everywhere digitize their operations.
We are focusing on four vertical markets - utilities, public sector, large enterprises, and transportation. And, we are building a software business as well that includes analytics, security, IOT platforms, and AI.