Nokia Wins Multi-Year 5G Radio and Core Contract with A1 Austria
A1 Austria has selected Nokia to provide 5G coverage across the country in a multi-year contract. The deal will see Nokia supply 5G radio access and core network services. The deployment of products and services is underway with the core element expected to be rolled out in the first half of 2021.
A1 Austria plans to deploy commercial 4G and 5G network slicing to connect devices with services operating in public and private clouds. Nokia and A1 Austria have partnered on a number of projects including 3G and 4G expansion, and LTE and 5G campus networks deployment across the nation.
“Our ambition is to ensure Austria enters the digital era with the best connectivity underpinned by our 5G network. With Nokia as our partner, we have already worked side by side on many successful projects and we had no hesitation in continuing our collaboration to ensure that we realize the full potential of 5G technology,” said Marcus Grausam, CEO of A1 Austria.
“We are delighted to extend our long-standing partnership with A1 Austria into the 5G era by supplying our RAN and core technology. We have already worked collaboratively with A1 on a number of exciting projects and we take this expansion project as an affirmation that our technology is best-in-class. We look forward to embarking on this next journey as their trusted partner,” said Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks at Nokia.