Telenor shake hands with Nokia to revamp its network in Pakistan

Web Desk: Telenor Pakistan, a leading telecom and digital services provider, has joined hands with Nokia to modernize and transform its network in order to expand its services to customers.

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An agreement was signed between the two companies and the partnership is expected to assist Telenor Pakistan’s network expansion and up-gradation goals along with increased penetration of 4G/LTE services.

“The decision to onboard Nokia is in line with Telenor Pakistan’s ongoing strategy for network expansion, transformation, and virtualization. We are constantly bringing innovation to our technology domain in order to bring the true benefits and experience of digital services to our customers,” said Khurrum Ashfaque, chief technology officer, Telenor Pakistan.

He was of the view that this partnership will give them access to a global pool of competencies in addition to bringing up one step closer to the fulfilment of to remain in touch with the people interests.

According to details, Nokia will manage the complete multi-vendor network operations for Telenor Pakistan, leveraging Nokia’s Global Service Delivery tools. Nokia will deploy its AVA cognitive services platform for the first time in the region.

Under this partnership Nokia will not only provide better service quality to Telenor Pakistan subscribers, but also prepare the groundwork for digital products and services of the future.

“Our services portfolio and global expertise will help Telenor Pakistan further improve its operational efficiencies while enabling faster and more reliable services. We look forward to working with Telenor Pakistan and are fully committed to supporting them in meeting the evolving consumer and enterprise demands,” said Bernard Najm, Head of Middle East Market Unit, Nokia.

According to the partnership 233 engineers and technology experts from Telenor Pakistan will join hands with Nokia to collectively lead the way by finding new and better ways of delivering services.

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