Nokia in a surprise but a smart move has announced a first-of-its-kind 5G certification program to train and certify industry professionals. This will not only help Nokia in moving faster with 5G implementations but will also earn some revenue for it.

The program will be conducted by Nokia Bell Labs and will offer professionals two levels of certification – Associate and Professional. The Nokia Bell Labs 5G Certification Program will officially launch at the end of February with the introduction of its Associate Level Certification and End-to-End 5G Foundation course. Professional-level certifications and courses will follow later in 2020.

Nokia today announced that it is launching a certification program to help industry professionals realize the full business potential of end-to-end 5G networks. The Nokia Bell Labs End-to-End 5G Certification Program is a first-of-its-kind program that will offer professionals across the information and communications technology (ICT) industry two levels of certification – Associate and Professional – that deliver essential knowledge covering everything from the basics of 5G networks to professional level planning and design.

The vendor-agnostic certification program is designed for business and technology professionals at communications service providers and enterprises. By having their employees gain a greater understanding and proficiency in the application of end-to-end 5G technologies, companies will benefit from faster realization of 5G strategies and the competitive advantage of providing high-value 5G services.

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