Nokia launches knowledge center for new broadband network builders

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nokia launches a knowledge center for new broadband network builders

  • The Fiber Techzone Digital Library provides information and best practices on deploying and operating fiber-to-the-home broadband networks
  • The resource aims to educate broadband builders and wider community stakeholders

July 28, 2022

Espoo, Finland nokia has today spear the Fiber Techzone Knowledge Center. The free resource, intended for newcomers to fiber sp broadbandace, given complete tips on how to plan, finance, to build, function, and monetize a Btread network.

According to Omdia, fiber broadband today reaches 850 million homes, or 65% of the world’s population, and will reach 70% by 2025. A diverse ecosystem of operators includes major communications service providers, utility companies, investment companies building open networks that are wholesaled to virtual operators, start-ups and even cable operators.

In many countries, new community-based operators are leading the campaign to connect the hardest-to-reach households. While fiber deployments will last for generations, the initial investment to dig the routes is high. Governments around the world provide significant investment to support new construction, but completing grant applications requires a deep understanding of the field.

Erik KeithSenior Research Analyst for Broadband Infrastructure at S&P Global, said: ” As witnessed $65 billion pledged to the United States and £5 billion to UK for broadband network deployment grants, support for alternative network operators, or “Altnets”, will be crucial in bridging the digital divide . Providing Altnets with dedicated educational resources will be of great value in facilitating their continued growth.

Fiber Techzone will provide broadband manufacturers with much-needed information, ranging from high-level explanations of how fiber-to-the-home networks work, to how they can improve the home Wi-Fi experience for their customers, by going through recommendations on how to monetize their fiber. investment.

Sandy MotleyPresident, Fixed Networks at nokiasaid: “I am personally passionate about the role of fixed broadband in improving people’s lives and our abilities to help accelerate deployments. Having a long history in fiber broadband, nokia has seen many of the challenges our customers have faced and helped solve them. Fiber Techzone is intended to bring everyone new to fiber up to speed and will be a go-to site giving new builders a head start in their planning and operation.

According to Dell’Oro, nokia was the market share leader in 2021 for XGS-PON equipment, the current benchmark for fiber networks. Fiber Techzone draws on Nokia’s more than 20 years of experience building fiber networks and its leadership in everything from networking equipment to operational software to home Wi-Fi beacons.

Melissa SchoebChief Company business officer at nokia, said: “High-speed broadband is no longer an advantage, but essential for access to education, healthcare and the new innovative services that are coming to the digital market. As noted in our People and Planet report, bridging the digital divide is a key objective for nokia and our Fiber Techzone will play an essential educational role.

* Omdia Fixed Broadband Subscriptions and Revenue Forecast Report: 2021-2026


Fiber Techzone website, the knowledge center for fiber broadband networks

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