Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) disclosed that it has been selected by Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to grow the Operator’s 5G network in Taiwan. The growth, which provides assistance for the core business goal of Chunghwa Telecom to quicken the 5G launch this year.
The selection of Nokia Corporation is based on the objective to provide assistance to CHT’s aim of attaining 80% populace exposure as well as increase 5G subscriptions to over 20% of its present subscriber base. Furthermore, the development will utilize products from Nokia’s AirScale collection to offer improved the ability to connect for people and businesses in the southern and central areas of the state.
Additionally, Chunghwa Telecom is planning to further grow its enterprise footprint by optimizing its 4G/5G coverage as well as implementing private network solutions. The network will be intended exclusively to utilize the aggressive 5G radio solutions of Nokia in order to assist the enterprise use cases.
Moreover, CHT will reinforce its collaboration with prominent local companies for industrial 4.0 applications utilizing solutions in 3.5GHz and 28GHz spectrum to fulfill the high bandwidth specifications. The collaboration between firms also consists of the implementation of products from the AirScale portfolio of Nokia, comprising AirScale base station and AirScale radio admittance products. These will incorporate Massive MIMO radios, enabling CHT to increase the capabilities of the current spectrum and increase bandwidth.
Furthermore, Nokia also disclosed that it will proceed with the long-term vendor collaboration with Chunghwa Telecom with continuous support for 5G coverage augmentation, enterprise entry and improvement, network development and Cloud RAN revolution.