Nokia launches first 5G FWA gateway designed for Japan

Nokia has unveiled its first 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband gateway designed to meet Japan’s Local 5G specification.

Available in January 2022, the FastMile 5G Gateway 3.2 Japanese model The Nokia 5G Gateway 3.2 meets the requirements of the local 5G bands necessary for operating in this unique environment.

The Local 5G government backed initiative aims to increase 5G and digital transformation (DX) adoption for businesses and local authorities by making licensed spectrum available at a nominal fee.

“We believe that local 5G is the network that will make a significant contribution to the realisation of DX in the industrial world. In particular, we have high expectations for the systems that will be realised by the support of semi-synchronisation TDD operation, which is unique to local 5G,” said Kento Miyaoku, General Manager of Smart10X Business Management Department at Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation.

“The introduction of our FastMile 5G gateway reinforces Nokia’s commitment to Japan’s Local 5G initiative which will have a key role in the acceleration of enterprise 5G use cases,” said John Lancaster-Lennox, Head of Market Unit Japan at Nokia.

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