Vodafone New Zealand signs 5G Network Deal with Nokia

Vodafone New Zealand signs 5G network deal with Nokia

Nokia is now all set to bring 5G services to New Zealand. Nokia has won a 5G network deal with Vodafone New Zealand.

The first commercial 5G network will be offered in New Zealand by the Vodafone New Zealand

Nokia is a world leader in creating technology to connect the world. It develops and delivers the industry, with a portfolio of network equipment, software, services, and licensing that is available across the globe.

As a part of the deal, Nokia will help to integrate and supply the 5G network for the Vodafone New Zealand. The 5G network services will be launched in Queenstown, Christchurch, Auckland, and Wellington by the end of 2019.

The agreement includes the Nokia cloud Native core & design services along with AirScale radio access network. Nokia 5G portfolio enables operators to provide 5G services in both the segments of enterprises and consumers.

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Nokia’s President of Mobile Networks, Tommi Uitto,  said, “We are excited to be joining forces with Vodafone New Zealand, our partner of over 20 years, to bring 5G to New Zealand,” .“With this agreement, we will enable Vodafone New Zealand to deliver 5G services to their customers and create an even more connected society.”

Technology Director, Vodafone New Zealand,Tony Baird,  said: “We are excited to be working with Nokia to deliver a commercial 5G network for Vodafone and New Zealand, building on our proud heritage of being first to deliver to Kiwis, the best mobile technology available at the time, including 2G, 3G, 4G and now 5G.”

More about the Vodafone New Zealand 5G services

Nokia and Vodafone have already showcased use cases and implementations at the time of 5G trials in Auckland. The companies trialed a 5G connection at the Vodafone New Zealand Auckland headquarters across the spectrum band of mmWave.

Nokia offered its AirScale and Airframe platform for the 5G trial, with the system properly connected to a device with the help of third-party chipsets.

With the help of Ciena, Vodafone New Zealand has upgraded its mobile network to enable the support across the Internet of Things, 5G and ultra-high definition video

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