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Verizon and Nokia Put Small Cell in the Air at #OCR2019

Back in 2019, Nokia and Verizon hosted Operation Convergent Response (OCR 2019), a three-day live demonstration for first responders and public safety professionals.


In a simulated live-action crisis scenario, first responders re-enacted a recovery operation during a wildfire in a remote area, with no network available. That was until a small airplane carrying a Nokia LTE small cell solution appeared over the affected area, delivering critical communications to the firefighters on the ground below. You can watch the dramatic rescues in the video below.



More on Operation Convergent Response 2019 and Scenarios are available here.

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