Adtran announced the expansion of advanced telecommunications equipment manufacturing at its state-of-the-art facility in Huntsville, Alabama, to meet the growing demand for domestically produced network electronics, spurred by the Biden-Harris Administration’s $42.45 billion Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) Program and its Made-in-America policies in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Read more: Adtran Invests $5 Million to Increase US Broadband Electronics Manufacturing

Nokia has become the first telecom company to announce the manufacturing of fiber-optic broadband network electronics products and optical modules in the US for use in the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program.

Read more: Nokia in the US: Fiber-Optic Broadband Electronic Production Starts in 2024

Nokia has announced its collaboration with U.S. energy provider Xcel Energy to modernize grid operations, aiming to enhance customer service across the company's eight-state service area. As part of the project, Nokia will deploy private LTE network technology, ensuring secure and reliable data connectivity and enabling new levels of automation. This advanced network infrastructure will support Xcel Energy's transition to a more sustainable future by integrating a variety of renewable power sources into its energy distribution grid, including wind and solar energy.

Read more: Nokia Upgrades Grid Operations With Private LTE in the United States

Nokia and DXC Technology announced the availability of DXC Signal Private LTE and 5G, a managed secure private wireless network and digitalization platform solution that helps industrial enterprises digitally transform their operations.

Read more: Nokia, DXC Technology Meet Growing Demand for Private Wireless Networks

Nokia announced that Charter Communications, Inc. is turning to Nokia’s comprehensive AirScale equipment portfolio, including 5G RAN, to support its targeted 5G connectivity design and deployment. A leading broadband connectivity company, Charter will use Nokia’s 5G RAN solutions to deliver wireless 5G connectivity, faster speeds and increased network capacity to Spectrum Mobile customers in its trial markets in the United States. This is the first win for Nokia in the Multiple System Operator (MSO) space.

Read more: Nokia Marks First Win in MSO Space by Supporting Charter’s 5G Connectivity

Nokia and Claro Colombia announced the deployment of an industrial-grade private 4.9G wireless network and edge computing solution at Sociedad Portuaria Puerto Bahía in Cartagena, Colombia, using the Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC).

Read more: Nokia, Claro Colombia Supports Puerto Bahía’s Digital Transformation

A five-year R&D partnership valued at more than CAD 470 million between Ericsson and the Government of Canada is set to put the country at the forefront of global development in next-generation communications technologies. The investment at Ericsson’s Ottawa, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec, facilities is expected to create and upskill hundreds of jobs, strengthening the sites as global leaders in 5G Advanced, 6G, AI, Cloud RAN and Core Network technologies.

Read more: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Announces R&D Partnership With Ericsson

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