Nokia has signed an agreement to deploy its full network technologies with the new Angolan mobile telecommunications operator, Africell, to provide 2G, 3G and 4G services in the capital Luanda, Nokia announced on Tuesday.
For the capital’s new network, Nokia will deploy its unique AirScale Radio Access Network (S-RAN) to up to 700 locations to simultaneously support 2G, 3G and 4G services, and be 5G ready. Nokia’s AirScale platform can be seamlessly upgraded to support 5G networks via a software update.
In addition, the company will deploy Nokia AirFrame data center solution to easily run any cloud-based application, Wavence microwave transmission network to support advanced packet networking and system NetAct Network Management System to enable a consolidated network view for enhanced network monitoring and management. Additionally, Nokia IP routers for access, aggregation, backhaul and core complete the solution, providing scalable backhaul and fast, reliable service deployment.
As part of the network deployment, Nokia will also deploy Cloud Packet Core, 3G Core, Voice Core and registers for the voice and data core network software, allowing Africell to achieve a high degree of flexibility to meet changing demands of customers. clients. by modulating the various functions of the network according to the traffic suffered.
As part of the core network solution, Nokia Policy Controller provides scalability, flexibility and performance for Africell’s diverse range of services. Nokia will also leverage its service expertise for network planning, optimization, installation and maintenance to get services up and running faster and ensure service quality.