Nokia Kraków


This is a unique investment on a European scale where you can find the latest generation of equipment. This is where ideas are born that will determine the future of telecommunications in the years to come.

Nokia laboratories

The broadband access technology would not develop so rapidly, if it was not for the Kraków laboratory. The best ideas and projects in this field are born here. You can be their creator, too, since in every laboratory, especially in ours, the most important thing is people.


First of all, people

Billions of users around the world use the services of mobile operators on a daily basis. It is possible thanks to the innovation and experience of people working in Nokia laboratories of Kraków branch. We take care of the high working comfort of over 800 software engineers, integrators and specialists in the field of testing. We have developed the laboratory on the basis of the highest safety standards and care for the environment.


Secondly, the future

The facility has an area of over 700 square meters and includes an indoor and outdoor laboratory. This is an unique investment, where you can find the latest generation of equipment designed to test system and communications solutions and almost all the mobile telecommunications technology currently available in the world. This is where the ideas are born to determine the future of telecommunications in the years to come. The specialists from Nokia Kraków prepare the implementation scenarios and standardisation process of LTE technology – Advanced or 5G.


With a mobile in the desert and at the Pole

In the Kraków laboratory , you can find, among others, test simulators, base station prototypes, imaging oscilloscopes of signals and the latest generation of radio signal spectrum analysers. This place is also equipped with high-class computing hardware with high power that enables testing of telecommunications equipment in extreme weather conditions thanks to climatic chambers that simulate temperature ranging from -70°C to +180°C.

The only one like that in the world

The invaluable potential of this laboratory is the exceptional people and modern devices. It allows for testing of a wide spectrum of hardware configurations using the developed software, ranging from the functionalities required by customers to the advanced concepts of telecommunications solutions not yet available on the consumer market. In addition, the laboratory in Kraków, thanks to its automation environment and remote testing system, is used by other technological centres of Nokia worldwide 24 hours a day.



cables, which is approximately the same as the route from Krakow to Barcelona

The area of the laboratory is

3000 m²

which is as much as

7 basketball courts

20 000

devices for testing

closed in


telecommunications cabinets

with a total weight of

177 tons

which is as much as a

Jumbo Jet