Nokia-M1 partnership to lead the launch of Singapore’s 5G SA network

Nokia has expanded its long-standing partnership with Singapore’s M1 to spearhead the country’s standalone (SA) 5G network launch and digital transformation journey by improving the resilience and performance of the operator’s network, the Finnish giant said Wednesday. telecommunications.

The partnership will leverage the standalone Nokia 5G Core which mainly consists of 5G cloud-native Core and Cloud Packet Core software to give M1 the reliability, scalability, flexibility and performance needed to efficiently deliver cloud-like networking capabilities. gaming and immersive experience applications for Singapore’s 5G customers.

Combined with the Nokia Network Services Platform (NSP), Nokia’s autonomous 5G core enables operators to design and automate network sections to drive the development of industrial use cases such as unmanned aerial or road vehicles, remote operations, and – wireless health, digital banking and smart production.

Commenting on the partnership, Manjot Singh Mann, chief executive officer of M1, said: “Standalone 5G will be the real game changer for 5G. With Nokia’s standalone 5G Core integrated into our 5G network, we are well positioned to take advantage of the infinite possibilities that standalone 5G can offer “.

“Being at the forefront of developing standalone 5G use cases, we are excited to leverage standalone 5G low latency, as well as its responsive, secure, high throughput mobile connectivity to deliver reliable, high-performance 5G services for our consumers. and businesses, as well as playing a vital role in Singapore’s Smart Nation digital transformation journey, ”added Mann.

Nokia said its professional services teams will also implement the network exposure function to allow application developers to connect to the 5G autonomous core and the communication and security edge protection proxy function to improve 5G roaming.

News Highlights:

  • Combined with the Nokia Network Services Platform (NSP), Nokia’s autonomous 5G core enables operators to design and automate network sections to drive the development of industrial use cases such as unmanned aerial or road vehicles, remote operations, and – wireless health, digital banking and smart production.
  • Nokia-M1 partnership to lead the launch of Singapore’s 5G SA network