WIND Mobile Inks 5-Year Deal with Nokia Networks to Deploy LTE, EPC, VoLTE, VoWi-Fi & IMS Services

WIND Mobile Inks 5-Year Deal with Nokia Networks to Deploy LTE, EPC, VoLTE, VoWi-Fi & IMS Services Image Credit: Wind Mobile

Canada's mobile operator, WIND Mobile has signed a five-year deal with Nokia Networks as its sole network infrastructure provider and innovation partner to bring the most advanced LTE network technology to Canadians. Nokia Networks will deploy cloud-based core technologies that enable VoLTE, VoWi-Fi and IMS services. 

Under the deal, Nokia Networks will provide a comprehensive end-to-end solution that includes deployment of new radio LTE, LTE virtualized core and OSS (NetAct to support the LTE and core elements). The company will also deploy a full cloud-based core, based on OpenStack, which will include IMS, HSS, VoLTE, VoWi-Fi and Evolved Packet Core. 

The modernization of the Toronto-based operator will cover network implementation, network planning and optimization and care services, aimed at delivering consistent quality and ensuring a successful upgrade. 

Alek Krstajic, CEO, WIND Mobile
This new partnership with Nokia Networks as our sole source LTE network provider allows WIND to bring the most advanced technologies available to our customers.

Ricky Corker, Executive Vice President of North America, Nokia Networks
WIND has put its complete trust in us, and we are committed to helping them bring new technologies and capabilities to the market, and achieve their goal of delivering the best network experience for their customers.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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