Nokia wins 10-year 5G network deal from Antina

Nokia has won a 10-year extension to its existing 5G network deal with Antina, a joint venture between mobile network operators M1 and StarHub in Singapore.
Nokia AirScaleAntina will deploy Nokia’s 5G Standalone (SA) network for both indoor and outdoor coverage as well as expand the existing network utilizing Antina’s 3.5GHz spectrum holdings. The deal will improve the 5G connectivity experience for businesses and consumers.

Antina will equip new buildings throughout the city-state with Nokia AirScale indoor Radio (ASiR) small cell solution for indoor coverage. Nokia will provide equipment from AirScale portfolio including 5G base stations, massive MIMO adaptive antennas for urban and wide-area coverage as well as dual-band remote radio heads (RRH).

Antina will utilize its spectrum in the 2.1 GHz (n1) and 3.5 GHz (n78) band for capacity and coverage. All of these solutions will deliver an enhanced 5G user experience with high bandwidth, ultra-fast speeds, and low latency.

Danny Tan, CEO at Antina, said: “We are building a game-changing 5G network in Singapore with ultra-high speeds that will deliver new use cases across entertainment, gaming, education, healthcare, and transportation.”

Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks, Nokia, said: “Our high-performance networks deliver a premium 5G experience adding coverage and capacity where it is needed in both indoor and outdoor locations.”