A global technology leader at the heart of our connected world.
Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry’s most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing. From the enabling infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, we are shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience. A truly global company, we are 160 nationalities working in more than 100 countries.
We are innovating the global nervous system, a seamless web of interconnected intelligence that senses and adapts to the world around us – a cognitive, self-learning network that fluidly responds and adapts, enhancing how we live and work.
We are pushing the boundaries of what is possible, to create new ways of connecting people and services instantly and effortlessly. From a foundation of integrity, quality and security, we help our customers navigate the complex choices of the connected world, to unlock its opportunities and enable new and extraordinary experiences in people’s lives each day.
That is why our focus is, and has always been, on people. We create technology that helps people thrive.
Few companies have Nokia’s storied capacity for transforming, developing new technologies and adapting to shifts in market conditions.
From its beginning in 1865 as a single paper mill operation, Nokia has found and nurtured success in several sectors over the years, including cable, mobile devices, paper products, rubber boots and tires, and telecommunications infrastructure equipment.
Nokia’s sector-by-sector success over the years has mirrored its geographical rise: from a Finnish-focused company until the 1980s with a growing Nordic and European presence; to a bona fide European company in the early 1990s; and onto a truly global company from the mid-1990s onward. With the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent in 2016, we further deepen and widen our global reach.
Nokia has been producing telecommunications equipment since the 1880s – almost since telephony began.