Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) Subscriber Data Management Software has been elected by Telefónica to enhance and support security and reliability of the operator’s networks and drive 5G services innovation. This deal involves several Nokia software products to support Telefónica UK’s switch to cloud architecture and drive secure and reliable 5G connectivity services for the operator’s 34.1 million customers. Nokia is the sole supplier of this and will replace the existing vendor.
Nokia’s SDM will oversee pivotal functionality for all Telefónica UK’s network and services, including 5G. Control of network data in a central hub and utilization of micro services that have only what is required by an application to efficiently and autonomously manage all subscriber data and services, SDM will increase both reliability and operational efficiencies.
Telefónica’s SDM is delivered using Nokia’s core engineered systems program for fast deployment and rapid upgrades. The deal will support subscriber data management for all Telefónica UK’s networks, including IP Media Subsystem, Voice over technology, etc.
Brendan O’Reilly, CTO, Telefónica UK, said: “Nokia’s Subscriber Data Management software offers secure, robust connectivity capabilities, while simultaneously streamlining our network services. This allows us to better support our growing 5G networks and capture operational efficiencies. We look forward to developing a new generation of 5G services with Nokia.”
Bhaskar Gorti, President of Nokia Software and Nokia Chief Digital Officer, said: “As we drive cloud-native 5G innovation together, Nokia is pleased to be building on our existing relationship with Telefónica UK by further optimizing and securing the company’s networks with Nokia’s software portfolio, and enriching the customer experience.”