Nokia and Tele2 IoT have signed a five-year partnership agreement. The Finnish communication company will provide a range of IoT services for Tele2’s enterprise customers.
Nokia’s one-stop-shop for IoT services, WING, will provide IoT solutions to Tele2’s customers in industries such as healthcare, transport, and utilities.
According to a statement from the new partners, “access to a worldwide 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 to boost Tele2’s enterprise appeal
Launched in 2017, Nokia WING includes a pre-integrated, global IoT core network, connectivity management, dedicated IoT operations, billing, security, and data analytics. It also features an application ecosystem.
The partnership between Nokia and Tele2 also includes the potential for collaboration on 5G, NB-IoT, and LTE networks for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
Rami Avidan, CEO of Tele2 IoT, sees the deal as a means to stand out in a crowded marketplace, as well as an opportunity to collaborate on innovation. “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,” he said.
“We are excited about the prospect of helping our customers to deploy IoT services easily, driving new revenue growth opportunities.”
Ankur Bhan, head of WING at Nokia, said “Nokia WING will enable Tele2 IoT to offer its enterprise customers a global service with flexible control, low latency, and high levels of efficiency and enterprise automation.”
“Together we will work on enabling new IoT solutions that can be adopted in various industries to deliver seamless, reliable, and efficient processes to help businesses run more intelligently.”
Internet of Business says
Forging ahead with new connections and alliances, and focused on offering better and more reliable services: just what the IoT should be all about.