Nokia wins 5G network contract from Chunghwa Telecom

Nokia has won a contract from Chunghwa Telecom to enhance its 5G network across Taiwan’s central and southern regions.
Chunghwa TelecomNokia will provide equipment from its latest energy-efficient AirScale portfolio across 4,000 new sites to boost performance and capacity.

Nokia will supply a range of solutions from its AirScale Single RAN equipment portfolio including macro base stations, small cells, 5G Massive MIMO antennas (64TRX and 32TRX), and passive RRH (8TRX and 4TRX) supporting different spectrum bands.

Nokia said these solutions will support CHT’s ongoing 5G coverage enhancement, network optimization, and ensure the best user experience for both outdoor and indoor enterprise use scenarios. The tech deal will also include network implementation and optimization services.

“This enhanced deal with our technology partner, Nokia, will help us to maintain our position as the number one mobile operator in Taiwan by delivering new and innovative services for our customers,” Alex C.C. Chien, President of Network Technology Group, Chunghwa Telecom, said in a news statement.

Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks at Nokia, said: “Taiwan’s mobile market is competitive with customer expectations for innovation and quality, so I am delighted Chunghwa is also prioritizing making its network and footprint greener.”