Nokia Networks is the world’s specialist in mobile broadband. From the first ever call on GSM, to the first call on LTE, Nokia Networks operates at the forefront of each generation of mobile technology. Our global experts invent the new capabilities our customers need in their networks. Nokia Networks provides the world’s most efficient mobile networks, the intelligence to maximize the value of those networks, and the services to make it all work seamlessly.

Around the world, Nokia Networks expects a 1000-fold growth in capacity at ever lower cost over the coming years with data consumption to 1GB per day per user by 2020, and the majority of this growth is expected to come from emerging markets like India. For Nokia Networks, India is not just a high-growth market but also an innovation hub. The manufacturing operations, global delivery centers and research and development setups in India reflect Nokia Networks’ unwavering focus on the country and enhanced proximity to its customers. Nokia Networks is making strategic investments in India to further strengthen its local market position and tap the tremendous local growth opportunities in mobile broadband segments

Key facts

  • Fully indigenized operations and workforce - 15000+ people (direct & indirect) working at 50 principle offices and 177 locations -  committed investment of USD 100 million into India in 2008 which stands mostly invested
  • Global Services Hub . Two of its GDCs are in India at Noida & Chennai managing over 200 million subscribers globally
  • India’s largest international telecom infrastructure manufacturer with the first to manufacture 3G and LTE products locally
  • Two Global R&D centers in India. Bengaluru with 3000 people, supports 3G initiatives for the domestic market especially the Flexi platform, GSM/EDGE product management HQ is based in Gurgaon
  • 220 million subscribers are under Managed Services for top 7 private operators in India, with Managed Services presence in all 22 circles with 160,000 sites under Managed Services - proven vendor agnostic Managed Services capability
  • Early TD-LTE player, selected by Bharti Airtel for network deployment in Maharashtra
  • Supporting India’s mobile data growth (growing at 92% YoY), Nokia Networks is partnering with operators for making data the next growth driver
  • Recognition – Awarded ‘Top Managed Services Vendor’ in 2012 by Voice & Data, Aegis Graham Bell Awards 2012 for Innovative Vendor Telecom Product. Awarded “Best Managed Services Vendor” at the CMAI National Telecom Awards 2012

Nokia Networks India has fully indigenized operations and workforce with 15,000 people (direct & indirect) at 50 principle offices and present in 177 locations. Nokia Networks’ operations in India include marketing and sales to HQ offices in Delhi NCR and Mumbai; two of out three Global Delivery Centers (GDC) in Noida (Delhi NCR) and Chennai; manufacturing facilities (2G/3G/ 4G) in Chennai and a key global research and development center in Bangalore. Our global services hub, GSM-Edge product management, Service Management Capability Center and a Centralized Solution Support Center (CSSC) are also based in India strengthening our local presence further.

Market leadership 

  • #1 in carrier equipment (Voice & Data 100, 2012)
  • 280 million subscribers via 230,000 sites are served by our equipment
  • #1 in Managed services 160,000 2G & 3G sites serving 220 million subscribers across 22 circles
  • #1 in GSM-R
  • 30% market share in mobile broadband
  • #1 in Packet Core, critical for rising data usage
  • 10 Indian operators rely on us, including Aircel, Bharti, BSNL, Defense, Idea, Railways, Tata, Uninor, Videocon and Vodafone

Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives

  • Bridge the Gap’ program – apprenticeship opportunities for students in six New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) Schools
  • University collaboration across various institutes in India; Skill upgrade initiative through Graduate Engineering Training Program
  • Volunteering initiative at Bharti School Foundation, Ludhiana
  • Disaster relief programs; training and employment for differently abled section of society

As a responsible corporate citizen, Nokia Networks India is focused on making a difference in a variety of areas key to the growth and development of India – these include education, women’s role in society, the environment, and community work (volunteering). Due to the size of our company’s deployments in India, the country is at the forefront of our efforts for greater energy efficiency not only to focus on reduction of carbon emissions but also to help operators improve their business performance through savings in energy costs.

Nokia Networks India
Corporate office
7th Floor, Building 9A, DLF Cyber city, DLF Phase III Gurgaon – 122 002,
Haryana, India
Switchboard: +91 124 4504000

Head of India Region: Sandeep Girotra
Communications: Subhagata Mukherjee
subhagata [dot] mukherjee [at] nsn [dot] com