IP Mobile Anyhaul

Create flawless mobile experiences

Our IP mobile anyhaul solution covers fronthaul, midhaul, and backhaul. It provides the capacity, efficiency, and services you need to deliver flawless mobile experiences. You can use it to reinforce your network, protect existing investments, and ensure that you’ll be ready for the major changes coming with 5G.

New demands on mobile transport

Mobile users expect better connectivity. Cloud-based applications and the Internet of Things (IoT) are putting tremendous demands on networks.
Your mobile transport network must be ready before new architectures, such as centralized and cloud RAN, distributed and cloud mobile core, and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), can be implemented.

Mobile backhaul comprises 25–40 percent of your CAPEX and a significant part of your overall OPEX. You need to protect your investment while ensuring you have the right capacity and features to last well into the future.
You also need to address new requirements for security, timing, latency, and quality of service.

Paving the way to 5G

Our IP mobile anyhaul portfolio is a future-ready solution that puts you on the path to 5G. Scalable and compatible, it extends your infrastructure investment and allows you to be one of the first to support ultra-broadband connectivity and IoT applications.

We offer a wide range of products to accommodate diverse architectures and deployment scenarios. All our products use the common SR OS software platform to provide a rich service suite and a uniform end-to-end operational model.

Managed by our Network Services Platform, the IP mobile anyhaul solution brings you the benefits of SDN-automated provisioning, optimization, and assurance. These capabilities significantly improve your ability to rapidly address changing market requirements and deliver premium broadband services.


What analysts are saying

"As networks evolve toward cloud-based, software-mediated platforms, the architectural requirements of network infrastructure are changing, requiring programmable, flexible and dynamic attributes. Nokia’s IP ‘anyhaul’ approach, supported by an end-to-end portfolio, not only addresses the need for programmable, flexible and dynamic data transport across any domain, but also is optimized to support the network requirements that 5G will bring.”
— Patrick Filkins, Telecom Analyst, Technology Business Research Inc.

“As we progress towards 5G, we are witnessing dramatic changes across the RAN, packet core and mobile cloud environments. These changes clearly place increased pressure on the transport network that will prove critical to user experience and operator success.
With a refreshing perspective on the evolution of mobile transport, Nokia’s IP mobile anyhaul is addressing the most compelling mobile transport issues of today while getting the mobile transport network ready for 5G."
— Richard Webb Research Director, Mobile Backhaul & Small Cells | IHS Markit Technology

  • Facilitates the evolution to 5G with an expanding product line offering higher bandwidth and densification
  • Enables the rapid deployment of new services by supporting flexible network architectures
  • Accelerates new service implementation with end-to-end service management and SDN capabilities
  • Opens new business opportunities
  • Supports growth of IoT applications
  • Extends the lifetime of existing infrastructure investment

Our IP mobile anyhaul solution is deployed in hundreds of networks worldwide, including those of North America’s largest service providers. The solution has earned multiple industry awards, including:

Best LTE Backhaul Solution, Telecoms.com, 2013 and 2014

We are launching an expansion of our IP Mobile Anyhaul portfolio in 2017.

Recent additions to the product family include:

  • 7250 IXR-R6 Interconnect Router – Provides terabit capacity and high port density at cellular and aggregation sites for ultra-broadband connectivity and IoT applications
  • 7705 SAR-Ax - Designed for small cell applications, this temperature hardened, fanless router features enhanced security and timing capabilities
  • 7210 SAS-K – A 12-port, IP/MPLS router well suited for cell-site access and indoor small cell applications.



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Nokia offers the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of purpose-built IP/MPLS mobile anyhaul solutions. Our commitment to continuous innovation makes us your ideal partner for delivering ultra-broadband services and supporting growing IoT applications. Choose Nokia to upgrade or reinforce your networks and rest assured that your investment will safely accommodate future growth.