Nokia wins 5G deal with DITO in the Philippines

Nokia wins 5G deal with DITO in the Philippines

Nokia has been selected by DITO Telecommunity Corporation (DITO) to deploy 5G services on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines.

The deployment will enable DITO to complete its strategy of building a high-quality 5G network throughout the country, which formally launched in May 2021.

With this deal, Nokia is helping DITO to deliver 5G services to its customers with superior speeds, capacity and lower latencies while reducing complexity and driving down costs through increased energy efficiencies.

To achieve the desired network performance, Nokia is providing equipment from its comprehensive massive MIMO, multi-band, Single RAN AirScale portfolio to build the Radio Access Network (RAN) for the 5G infrastructure across Mindanao.   

DITO also utilized Nokia’s NetAct solution for network management and seamless daily network operations, including configuration management, monitoring and software management. Nokia provided digital design and deployment for a faster time to market as well as optimization and technical support services. 

Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks, Nokia, said:“We are proud to continue our partnership with DITO into the 5G era and help deliver its ambitious plans for 5G connectivity. We are also delighted that DITO has selected our industry-leading 5G RAN solutions to underpin its new network which will deliver incredible connectivity experiences for businesses and people.”

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