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door and outdoor 5G coverage | Nokia

#MWC19: Nokia small cells provide new


mmWave and mid-band options to
ensure optimal indoor and outdoor 5G
coverage
Press Release

mmWave small cell offers flexible deployment to cover extreme-traffic outdoor areas

with high capacity 5G connectivity

Small cell mid-band radio enables operators to seamlessly upgrade indoor coverage to

5G
 

20 February 2019

Espoo, Finland - In advance of Mobile World Congress, Nokia today announces two new

additions to its AirScale small cells portfolio that extend the high performance of 5G both

indoors and outdoors and support a wide range of use cases. A compact millimeter wave

(mmWave) radio offers cost-effective 5G outdoor coverage of extremely high traffic areas

such as airports, stadiums and busy pedestrian zones. In addition, a new 5G pico Remote

Radio Head for the Nokia AirScale Indoor Radio System enables an upgrade of indoor

coverage to 5G without replacing installed hardware, even in complex buildings such as

hospitals and shopping malls.

Ubiquitous 5G connectivity requires deploying high-band mmWave for ultra-high capacity but
limited coverage and deploying lower bands for wider coverage with lower capacity. As
operators densify their networks to meet the extreme capacity requirements of a variety of
use cases, it is critical to deploy the appropriate small cell technology to ensure reliable 5G

performance.

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Kyung Mun, Principal Analyst, Mobile Experts said: "Nokia's expanding small cell portfolio,

including 5G pico Remote Radio Heads and millimeter wave small cells, expands the operator's
toolkit as they deploy 5G into challenging places.  Expanding with 5G is critical, as demand is
growing faster than capacity in the LTE network.  Nokia's end-to-end capability puts them in
position to tie things together-C-band, LAA, mm-wave, indoor, outdoor, for operators and

private enterprises." 

Mark Atkinson, Head of 5G and Small Cells of Nokia said: "Small cells are perfectly suited for

using 5G mmWave and mid-bands to deliver very high capacity to support the busiest traffic
areas and ensure subscribers always enjoy the highest quality services. We are building on our
small cells leadership to enable operators to deploy almost any scenario of 4G indoor and
outdoor capacity and coverage that can be upgraded to 5G New Radio using a choice of
spectrum bands."

The new 5G AirScale mmWave Radio supports 28 GHz and 39 GHz bands to provide extreme

high-capacity for the busiest traffic locations.

Compact, high-power small cell offers a range of deployment options for easy
installation.

Allows 180-degree, 360-degree and multi-band deployments to provide flexible


coverage that meets mmWave radio signal attenuation challenges.
Support for eCPRI connectivity to a distributed data center provides high capacity
fronthaul
Can be flexible to support baseband unit functionality using a modular compact
component

The new 5G pico Remote Radio Head supports sub-6 GHz to provide 5G coverage and capacity

in busy indoor locations.

Operators can upgrade existing installations to 5G simply by attaching 5G pico Remote


Radio Heads directly to the AirScale smart HUB and by daisy-chaining them with existing
legacy technology pico Remote Radio Heads.
Deployable on an existing Distributed Antenna System.
High 4 x 250 mW output power for a wide coverage area.

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New dual port Ethernet extender allows pico Remote Radio Heads to be located up to

200m away from the smart HUB for even greater deployment flexibility.

             
Nokia is a global leader in 5G with the industry's only end-to-end portfolio that is available
globally. With more than 70 engagements underway, our 5G solutions, software and services

allow our customers to take advantage of the promise of this next generation of network
technology. Learn more about Nokia 5G.

To learn more about Nokia's product and services portfolio, visit the Nokia Experience Center
in
Hall 3, stand 3A10 at Mobile World Congress, Fira Gran Via, in Barcelona, Spain from 25 to 28
February 2018. https://www.nokia.com/mwc.

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