Nokia Brings New Talent On Board To Rev Up 5G-Focused R&D In Budapest
2022. 05. 31.
Up to 150 high value-added jobs will be created by Nokia Solutions and Networks Kft. at their Budapest R&D center to conduct research on 5G technology. The program will cost EUR 6.8 million, and promises to trigger the development of ever more disruptive solutions.
Part of the portfolio of leading global telco giant Nokia is the renowned Nokia Bell Labs that has been commissioned, among others, to improve the 5G network. Nokia Bell Labs’ Hungarian unit is located in one of Hungary’s largest IT and telco R&D centers, the Budapest-based Nokia Skypark. Opened back in 2017, Nokia Skypark also hosts the company’s Global Technology Center.
Nokia Bell Labs’ Hungarian R&D team conducts base research, and its multiyear performance was crowned in November 2021 when it received the “5G Award for most innovative machine learning software product”. Accordingly, another domestically developed disruptive solution hit global markets that, in fact, Vodafone plans to use all over Europe.
Now Nokia invests even more in brains. The current R&D project widens the range of services offered by 5G mobile networks. Experts are expected to develop software components and system level solutions that help simplify installation and operation of mobile networks a great deal.
Nokia Hungary Country Manager Béla Zagyva said.
New solutions offered by the company to mobile operators and corporations also allow for the fully automated establishment and operation of tailor-made, accessory or independent mobile core networks. Development shall include architect design, software development, integration as well as testing.