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Our awards

Our customers know they can rely on us for innovation and quality. And our industry knows it too – every year we’re proud to see our leadership in networking highlighted by awards from prestigious industry groups, technology publications and technical forums. In addition todemonstrating ourmarket leadership, these awards showcase the outstanding capabilities that our products, solutions andservices bring to our customers. Here are some of our recent awards:

2016 Awards

June 2016

Nokia and China Mobile won the award for “Most Significant Development of a Commercial LTE Network”

Together, Nokia and China Mobile conducted a trial of Centralized RAN technology within a TD-LTE network in a sports stadium to demonstrate how the combination can meet the high-speed, high-bandwidth demands generated by big sporting and entertainment events.

May 2016

Mobile Infrastructure Innovation

Nokia won the award for Predictive Optimization, using analytics and automation to boost data speeds in Ooredoo Qatar’s LTE network by 50%.

May 2016

Mobile Infrastructure Innovation

Nokia won the award for deploying a temporary Pop-Up Network to help Vodafone Italy deliver the best event experience at an outdoor rock concert.

May 2016

Business Service Innovation

Nokia won the award for building and operating an IP backbone network for Airtel Africa, providing essential connectivity to over 76 million subscribers across Africa.

May 2016

2016 Leading Lights Award

Nokia won the industry’s most coveted SDN award in 2016, the Leading Lights award for “Most Innovative SDN Product Strategy.”

May 2016

Small Cell Forum Award

Nokia won an award in the category "Small cell access point design and technology" with 'World's first small cells to deliver more than 1Gbps peak data rates' project.

May 2016

Small Cell Forum Award

Excellence in commercial deployment (Residential) category with a 4G LTE CellSpot project, carried out in cooperation with T-Mobile and Qualcomm.

April 2016

Each year Lightwave convenes a panel of independent judges to evaluate new products and score them on based on their innovation. This year we scored a “perfect 5” with the Nokia 1830 PSS 500G Muxponder! Judges were wowed by the card’s flexible capabilities, which are powered by the PSE-2 optical chipset: One judge said: “I believe this product will be the first for both dual-carrier PSE, single-carrier 400G, while in a reasonably dense footprint. It may also be the first commercial product to operate at 45 Gbaud.” On hand at OFC to receive the Lightwave Innovation Review award from Lightwave publisher Rob Stuehrk (left) was Optical Networks head Sam Bucci (center) and Optical Networks marketing head Kyle Hollasch.

April 2016

Red Hat Industry Solution Partner of the Year

Nuage Networks, the Nokia venture focused on software-defined networking solutions, has been named Industry Solution Partner of the Year by Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions.

April 2016

Nuage Networks given "Best Practice Award of 2015" by the SDN/NFV Industry Alliance at China SDN/NFV Conference 2016.
March 2016

Nokia Bell Labs won the Irish Laboratory award in the category “Laboratory Team of the Year”

The award recognizes disruptive innovations of the Small Cells Research Department in Ireland in the past year in the areas of capacity scaling of cellular networks, multi-path networking, the creation of Motive’s Small Cell SON Engine, and enabling the world’s first cellular interaction detection.

February 2016

Nuage Networks, the Nokia venture focused on software-defined networking solutions, named by CRN as a Top 10 SDN Market Leader in the Data Center and Enterprise in 2016.

 

2015 Awards

Readers' Choice & Innovations Awards

December 2015

Telecom Asia's 8th annual Readers' Choice & Innovations Awards

Nokia was awarded "LTE Innovation of the Year" (jointly with StarHub) with LTE-based Network-in-a-box architecture and "CEM Innovation of the Year" with CEM on Demand

Small Cell Forum AwardJune 2015

Small Cell Forum Award

Nokia Networks won the Small Cell Forum award in the category “Small cell tool design and technology” with Nokia 3-D Geolocation.

Pipeline Innovation AwardJune 2015 Pipeline Innovation Award

Nokia was awarded two Pipeline Innovation awards: one for “Innovation in Networking Technologies” with Nokia Telco Cloud Management and one for “Innovation in Customer Experience Management” with its Customer Experience Index.

Leading Lights AwardJune 2015

Leading Lights Award

Nokia Networks won the Leading Lights award in the category “Most Innovative Security Strategy for vendors” with its Security in Networks for Internet of Things solution.

May 2015

Wireless Network Infrastructure Innovation

 

Nokia won the award for bringing LTE connectivity to 95% of Rwanda population in a unique first ever ‘Build-Operate-Transfer for wholesale’ model.

 

Marco Polo awardApril 2015 Rajeev Suri receives Marco Polo award for advancing China’s development through Nokia’s technology The China Association for International Exchange of Personnel (CAIEP) recognizes Nokia’s efforts to globalize and commercialize TD-LTE technology over the last 17 years.

 

2014 Awards

Nokia Networks wins Gold at GTI awards #MWC15

Nokia Networks picked up the GTI Market Development Award 2014, confirming our leadership in TD-LTE and our contribution to a strong TD-LTE ecosystem.

December 2014

Nokia Networks awarded five EFQM quality certificates

Nokia Networks manufacturing operations has received five “Recognized for Excellence Awards” certificates from the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).

September2014

Nokia wins People’s Republic of China Friendship Award for TD-LTE contribution

Achievement underlines Nokia’s outstanding contribution to standardization, globalization of 4G/TD-LTE technology

September2014

Nokia wins CTIA Emerging Technology (E-Tech) award for Centralized RAN solution

Nokia Networks Centralized RAN solution was named the winner in the “Wide Area Network – RAN” category.

June 2014 Nokia wins Leading Lights award for Best New Product

Nokia’s Centralized RAN was recognized with the prestigious Leading Lights 2014 Award for Best New Product (Mobile) in Chicago on 17 June.

June 2014

Pipeline 2014 COMET Innovation Awards

Nokia’s Flexi Zone small cell solution won in the “Network Technology” category, while our Centralized RAN solution was recognized as runner-up in the “Technical Developments” category.

May 2014

Nokia is a double winner of the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards

The awards recognize joint projects with StarHub Singapore on VoLTE and O2 (Telefonica UK) on iSON Automation for Operations.

February 2014

NSN and O2 win GSMA Global Mobile Award #MWC14

The joint entry in the “Best Mobile Infrastructure” category was for the deployment of iSON Automation for Operations

February 2014

NSN wins GTI Innovation Award for Liquid Applications #MWC14

Global TD-LTE Initiative recognizes company’s drive for innovation

January 2014

Cybermedia ICT award for Managed Services

NSN chosen as top Managed Services Company in India for the third year in a row

January 2014

NSN wins “Outstanding Contribution to TD Technology” Award

TDIA recognizes company’s extraordinary commitment to research and standardization of TD technologies

 

2013 Awards

December 2013

Platinum Award for Manufacturing Excellence

NSN Chennai Factory awarded Platinum by the Economics Times, for India Manufacturing Excellence in 2013

October2013

Aegis Graham Bell award for Service Operations & Management

NSN wins award for Innovation in Managed Services

August 2013

Tech Titans Corporate Innovation award 2013

NSN wins Tech Titans award for Liquid Applications innovation

June 2013

Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award 2013

Nokia Siemens Networks receives Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award for Large Scale Manufacturing in India

 

Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Awards 2013

Nokia Siemens Networks wins three awards in the ‘Wireless network infrastructure innovation’ category with its operator customers :

  • SK Telecom
  • Touch Lebanon
  • Zain Kuwait
May 2013

Nokia Siemens Networks wins two Emerging Technologies awards at CTIA13

2013 Pipeline Innovation Awards Nokia Siemens Networks wins Editors’ Choice at 2013 COMET Innovation Awards

March 2013 Celtic-Plus Silver Award 2013 Winning LTE core network architecture research
February 2013 GTI Market Development Award 2013 Nokia Siemens Networks wins TD-LTE Market Development Award
January 2013

QuEST Forum '340 Club' award Nokia Siemens receives ‘340 Club’ award at QuEST Forum for 2012