On Thursday, Shares of Nokia Corp (ADR)(NYSE:NOK), subtract -2.95% and closed at $4.94 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $4.88 and $4.96. Nokia declared the launch of its Gigabit Smart Build portfolio to assist service providers build ultra-broadband networks easily and more cost-efficiently. The portfolio consists of a set of services, processes and automated tools, and is based on Nokia’s expertise accumulated from decades of experience in designing and rolling out ultra-broadband networks and network transformation.
In a highly competitive market, service providers need to constantly upgrade their broadband networks and deliver more bandwidth to more people, sooner. Introducing new technology evolutions in networks and keeping customers happy and loyal while growing market share is a huge challenge. Broadband upgrade programs run the risk of being delayed or run over budget because of inefficiencies and unexpected hurdles with planning and implementation – not to mention the impact on communities of never-ending civil works, digging up roads and entering buildings to install new infrastructure.
Gigabit Smart Build simplifies the process of introducing and commercializing new technology and products, and makes sure that the broadband networks will support competitive services for many years to come. It applies a 3-step approach to broadband evolution that address specific pain points while planning, deploying and operationalizing
Preparing for Gigabit: Nokia Bell Labs’ patented Business and Technology Modeling tools assist build viable and accurate business cases and select the right technology and strategy to move to Gigabit. Next to that, we share real-world experience and expertise with our customers through our Innovation Administration service and collaborate closely to accelerate the time-to-market for new products and technology.
Deploying Gigabit: The Network Build Control Administration service controls and automates end-to-end network rollout resulting in cost-efficiencies, a faster roll-out and a first-time-right network build. This complements our ONT Easy Start solution launched last year, which allows end-users to activate the Optical Network Terminal themselves, reducing installation and activation costs by 40+%.
Managing and Optimizing Gigabit: Patented methodologies and tools speed up and simplify migration of legacy broadband networks. In addition, the Network Assessment & Health Check tool analyzes big data to provide insight into network performance and capacity administration. Network software upgrades are performed faster and at higher quality through systematic upgrades.
Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET), dropped -1.77% and closed at $46.68 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $46.03 and $46.90. The company’s Market capitalization is $51.52 Billion with the total outstanding Shares of 1.10 billion. ADT, a leading provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, recently declared a new affiliation with MetLife Auto & Home to enhance its protection, and savings, for small business owners. MetLife Auto & Home Linksm small business customers in New Jersey and California who presently have, or install, an ADT security system will now be eligible for an additional 10 percent discount throughout the entire term of their policy.
The MetLife Auto & Home Link business owner policy is designed to cover various businesses in the community, counting restaurants, contractors, offices, retailers and more. The affiliation with ADT will deliver an additional 10 percent discount on top of the regular security system discount presently available from MetLife Auto & Home.
“Through our affiliation with MetLife Auto & Home, small business owners will now have the strength of two premiere brands, competitive pricing and best-in-class service,” said Jamie Haenggi, Chief Marketing Officer, ADT. “Small business owners should be rewarded for taking the appropriate steps to properly safeguard their means of making a livelihood. We’re excited to pass along well-deserved savings to customers through this program.”
PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF), jumped 0.80% and closed at $20.19 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $19.47 and $20.29. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $19.47 and reached to max level of $41.75. PBF Energy Inc., together with its auxiliaries, engages in the refining and supply of petroleum products. It produces gasoline, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, heating oil, diesel fuel, jet fuel, lubricants, petrochemicals, and asphalt, in addition to unbranded transportation fuels, petrochemical feedstocks, blending components, and other petroleum products.