Nokia today launched Nokia Smart Node, a unique all-in-one solution delivering high-quality 4G and 5G indoor mobile coverage for residential and small-medium enterprise use. The compact, plug and play design can be readily deployed in any environment to support evolving consumer applications.
Nokia Smart Node is further future-proofed to support 4G and now 5G networks when required and both non-stand-alone and stand-alone 5G applications through a software upgrade. Nokia Smart Node will be available from Q4 2021.
The node is a dedicated indoor mobile coverage solution with superior coverage and capacity. It can be easily scaled from single to multiple units to meet indoor coverage requirements. With high-quality coverage, latency, and reliability delivering ubiquitous 5G connectivity for specific use cases such as immersive entertainment.
The plug and play capabilities further make it easy to set up keeping installation costs minimum. The node can be wall, ceiling, or desktop mounted.
Giuseppe Targia, VP Mobile Networks Transport Business Unit at Nokia, said: “These new additions to our femtocell range enhance our award-winning and industry-leading small cells portfolio which covers all use cases for both indoor and outdoor use. These compact and stylish units make it easy to benefit from superior indoor coverage and capacity particularly for home or small business use.”
The node supports traffic management by reducing core network load and optimizing macro resource allocation. Nokia Smart Node further delivers uncongested high throughput network performance with existing secure authentication.