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Nokia powers Alex Thomson Racing in the Vendée Globe

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The FINANCIAL — Nokia announced the technology that will support UK-based sailing team Alex Thomson Racing on its upcoming round-the-world race. British sailor Alex Thomson is preparing to depart on Sunday 8 November onboard his HUGO BOSS boat from Les Sables-D’Olonne on France’s west coast to begin the Vendée Globe – a 24,000-mile, solo, non-stop, unassisted race around the world. The technology partnership, which began in September 2018, has Nokia Bell Labs working alongside Alex Thomson Racing and its IMOCA (International Monohull Open Class Association) 60-foot boat to adapt existing and develop new connectivity and sensory technologies in extreme, mission-critical…

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Nokia powers Alex Thomson Racing in the Vendée Globe

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Nokia announced the technology that will support UK-based sailing team Alex Thomson Racing on its upcoming round-the-world race. British sailor Alex Thomson is preparing to depart on Sunday 8 November onboard his HUGO BOSS boat from Les Sables-D’Olonne on France’s west coast to begin the Vendée Globe – a 24,000-mile, solo, non-stop,…