and Avantel. The company’s NAM Market comprises operations in the United States and Canada. It has the Innovation Lab, which is its primary mobile broadband testing and development facility located in Silicon Valley. Research and Development Through Networks, the company is the major investors in research and development in the telecommunications industry, with total expenditures of EUR 1.8 billion in 2013. Patents and Licenses Networks owns a portfolio of approximately 4 000 patent families comprising of approximately 11 000 individual patents and patent applications across a range of technologies, some of which were transferred from Nokia and Siemens upon the formation of the business as Nokia Solutions and Networks in 2007. The company’s intellectual property right portfolio includes standard-essential patents and patent applications which have been declared to European Telecommunications Standards Institute and other SDOs as essential to LTE, WCDMA, time division synchronous code division multiple access, Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access, GSM, CDMA2000 and other standards. In addition, Networks holds copyright registrations relating to certain aspects of its products and services. Competition The company competes with Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, ZTE, Samsung Electronics, Cisco Systems, Oracle, Accenture, NEC, and IBM. HERE This segment delivers maps, a location platform, and location experiences across multiple screens and operating systems. The company offers maps for approximately 190 countries, voice guided navigation in 95 countries in approximately 50 languages and live traffic information for 34 countries. HERE’s customer base includes companies from the automotive, commerce, mobile, Internet and consumer electronics industries. Customers can license map content, the company’s location platform, specific location services or all or parts of the HERE offering. The platform is device and operating system-agnostic and includes functionalities, such as routing, traffic and positioning, a digital 3D reference model of the world, the development tools with which customers can create their own experiences on top of its map, and the analytical tools to make sense of location-based data. Technologies This segment develops technologies. The company is exploring the possibility of utilizing new technologies in its own future products and services. The company manages a portfolio with approximately 10 000 patent families comprising of approximately 30 000 individual patents and patent applications. Strategy The company’s strategy is to develop its three businesses—Networks, HERE, and Technologies to realize its vision of being a technology leader in a connected world and, in turn, create long-term shareholder value. Discontinued Operations In April 2014, the company completed the sale of its Devices & Services business. Signiifcant Events In May 2014, Nokia has launched a USD 100 million Connected Car fund to support companies involved in developing intelligent car technologies. The fund would be managed by its venture-capital arm, Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), which would identify and invest in companies whose innovations would be important for connected and intelligent vehicles. In May 2014, NI announced that it's working with Nokia's Networks business to collaborate on advanced research related to fifth generation (5G) wireless technologies such as exploring peak data rates and cell-edge rates in excess of 10 Gbps and 100 Mbps, respectively. In June 2014, SK Telecom has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Nokia. The partners will jointly develop technologies to support the rollout of a 5G mobile network. In December 2014, Nokia reported it has opened its Security Centre in Berlin, an advanced mobile broadband security complex that combines a research laboratory and demo centre with conference facilities History Nokia Corporation was founded in 1865.
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