Tencent, Nokia to Develop C-V2X and Enhance Delivery of Cloud-based Gaming with New 5G Lab

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During the recent MWC Shanghai, Nokia and Tencent have signed an agreement to establish an end-to-end 5G test environment in Shenzhen.

The two companies will conduct verification on service key performance indicators and develop new 5G and IoT use cases. This will include applications such as Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) and to enhance the delivery of services such as cloud-based gaming and entertainment.

The new lab will include centralized and decentralized split architecture using Nokia Airscale Radio Access Network, 5G Core, MEC framework and third party devices.

With 1.04 billion combined monthly active user accounts of its WeChat and QQ social media applications, Tencent aims to leverage the massive connectivity, increased speeds, capacity and reliability and lower latency enabled by 5G to enhance these services.

The two companies will also leverage the artificial intelligence and automation management capabilities enabled by 5G to promote international standards and an open-source ecosystem to expand the development of new services. 

Zeng Yu, VP at Tencent
Tencent and Nokia are fully committed to delivering richer, more diverse, multi-level services and applications for enterprises, and individual customers. 

Marc Rouanne, President of Mobile Networks, Nokia
This collaboration with Tencent is an important step in showing webscale companies around the globe how they can leverage the end-to-end capabilities of Nokia's 5G Future X portfolio.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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