Nokia bags IoT deal from Tele2

Tele2 ABFinland-based telecom equipment maker Nokia has bagged a major IoT deal from Tele2 for delivering IoT services to enterprise customers.

Nokia did not reveal the financial details of the five-year IoT agreement with Tele2. As per the agreement, Tele2 engineers will use Nokia’s worldwide IoT network grid (WING) to offer IoT to business customers.

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Nokia WING, which has been nominated for a Global Mobile Award for the 2018 Mobile World Congress in the Best Mobile Network Infrastructure, will allow Tele2 IoT to cost-effectively provide IoT services.

Tele2 IoT is targeting enterprise customers in industry verticals such as transport, healthcare, smart city and utilities to manage their connectivity needs and assets, such as connected cars or connected freight containers.

Ankur Bhan is the head of WING at Nokia.

Rami Avidan, CEO of Tele2 IoT, said: “Nokia WING is a unique concept for worldwide IoT enablement which will allow us to serve our enterprise customers better and differentiate our offering on a global scale.”

IoT network enables Tele2 IoT’s enterprise customers to benefit from low latency, regulatory compliance, advanced enterprise onboarding and 24×7 troubleshooting offered as a managed service.

Nokia WING IoT managed service includes a pre-integrated global IoT core network, connectivity management as well as dedicated IoT operations, billing, security and data analytics, along with an application ecosystem.

The scope of the agreement includes the collaboration and partnership on various advanced technologies such as 5G, Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), LTE for machine-to-machine (LTE-M), SIM management and analytics to further accelerate the global IoT ecosystem.