Nokia inks Cloud Packet Core deal with Hutchison 3 Indonesia

Nokia Cloud Packet CoreFinland-based Nokia announced its deal with Hutchison 3 Indonesia for supplying Cloud Packet Core solution to manage data growth in the Indonesian telecom market.

Nokia, which competes with Ericsson, Huawei and ZTE, in a statement said that its Cloud Packet Core solution enables Hutchison 3 Indonesia to provide a scalable platform to profitably deliver enhanced mobile broadband and move towards future innovative services.

Hutchison 3 Indonesia will evolve its mobile packet core to a cloud-based architecture as part of its digital transformation strategy for offering better customer experience and preparations to deliver future services.

The cloud-native design, part of Nokia’s AirGile portfolio, allows Hutchison 3 Indonesia to cut costs and substantially accelerate time-to-market for innovative new services.

“We are cooperating with Nokia on our roadmap to transform our network core to the cloud-native architecture. It provides us the strong foundation to improve customer experience and accelerate innovative services,” said Randeep Singh Sekhon, president director, Hutchison 3 Indonesia.

Robert Cattanach, head of Indonesia for Nokia, said the cloud-native packet core implementation will play a key role in the transformation of the telecom service operator to an agile digital service provider.