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Advancing its digital transformation with Nokia, Telenor Pakistan deploys country's first 5G-ready cloud-based RAN platform and controllers

Posted Feb 15, 2019 @ 0:09 CST | Stock Ticker(s): NYSE:NOK

Islamabad, Pakistan - Nokia's 5G-ready AirScale Cloud RAN solution and controllers have been successfully deployed by Telenor Pakistan, further advancing its goal of digital transformation to optimize the end customer experience, improve total cost of ownership and quickly respond to emerging opportunities.

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This marks the first deployment of the AirScale Base Station Controller (BSC) and AirScale Radio Network Controller (RNC) on AirFrame cloud infrastructure in Pakistan, and the first cloud-based BSC deployment in the Middle East and Africa region.

The Nokia solution reduces network complexity and operational cost, allowing service providers to provide innovative services more cost effectively. The added agility that this software delivers will enhance efficiency, and prepare them for 5G.

Khurrum Ashfaque, Chief Technology Officer, Telenor Pakistan, said: "Telenor Pakistan has always been a frontrunner in the growth of technology and innovation. With a global purpose of connecting people to what matters most, we continue to empower the Pakistani society with our innovative digital initiatives. Together with Nokia's cloud solutions, we are well on our way to accelerating digital transformation. We will have added flexibility to scale the radio network resources based on demand as well as greater agility, which is critical as a significant percentage of our subscribers continue to use 2G and 3G services. With this deployment, we will be able to introduce new services and solutions faster, and quickly take advantage of emerging business opportunities."

Adil Munir Malik, Country Senior Officer for Pakistan at Nokia, said: "We are happy to be a crucial partner of Telenor Pakistan in its transformation journey. Our award-winning AirScale Cloud RAN solution and controllers further the operator's digitalization and prepare its networks for 5G. Our cloud based solutions will benefit Telenor Pakistan through virtualization, bringing down the operational cost and allowing them to scale quickly in line with market demands."

Overview of the cloud solution deployed

Nokia AirScale Cloud RAN allows service providers to scale easily and quickly in keeping with market demands

Nokia AirScale Radio Network Controller helps in enhancing efficiency and optimizes network capital and operational expenditures

Resources:

  • Web page: Nokia AirScale Cloud RAN
  • Web page: Nokia AirScale Base Station
  • Web page: Nokia Telco Cloud
  • Web page: Nokia AirFrame Data Center Solution
  • Blog: Cloud RAN accelerates Chunghwa Telecom's 5G future
  • Blog: Do you want to control the future?

About Nokia:

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Through our research teams, including the world-renowned Nokia Bell Labs, we are leading the world to adopt end-to-end 5G networks that are faster, more secure and capable of revolutionizing lives, economies and societies. Nokia adheres to the highest ethical business standards as we create technology with social purpose, quality and integrity.

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