DIGITAL: The Finnish group has signed a partnership …
It is a true behemoth of telecommunications that comes to partner with the Rennes B-Com Institute. Monday evening, the Finnish group Nokia announced its investment in technological research institute. Created three years ago and implanted into the Champs Blancs à Cesson-Sévigné, B-Com specializes in the development of digital technologies .
With this partnership, Nokia Bell Labs teams hope in particular to establish the future 5G network, which will soon be tested in the Breton capital. A network described as “complex” and that will provide a rate 100 times more powerful than that proposed by the current 4G. Nokia hopes such work “Virtualization of networks and cyber security” topic widely discussed by the Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, during his visit in the area the same day.
Lannion, experimentation land
The Finnish group, recently merged with Alcatel-Lucent , experiencing great difficulties, welcomed the minister’s support in Lannion Monday. Nokia announced in particular the recruitment of 500 engineers, much of which will be installed in the Cotes d’Armor. “We want to confirm Lannion as the global center for Nokia concerning cybersecurity research”, said Marc Rouanne, quoted by Le Trégor.