Nokia unveiled its 50th operator 5G deal and announced it had agreements in place with more than 120 companies for private wireless networks, as the vendor continues to push its credentials in the hugely competitive 5G and enterprise markets.
In a trio of statements, the company confirmed a 5G deal with Spark New Zealand, partnership with Docomo Pacific (covering 5G deployments in Guam and the Marianas) and updated on its progress selling private network kit to industrial players.
The company said it had more than 120 private network customers covering a range of geographies and sectors including transportation, energy, public sector, logistics and manufacturing.
Nokia Enterprise head of strategy Karl Bream said the company was seeing a “tremendous appetite and momentum for private wireless networking” providing infrastructure for industrial automation and other key technologies AI, cloud and IoT.
The company’s slew of announcements come as its rivals continue to heavily push their 5G credentials with both operators and highlighting the industrial opportunity for wireless technology.Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back