Iraqi operator Asiacell Telecom has selected Nokia to optimise its nationwide network, in a two-year contract beginning in January 2021.
The partnership will leverage Nokia’s global capabilities in network planning and optimisation technology to boost Asiacell’s competitive edge and transform its operational platforms for the next phase of its development.
Nokia will provide Asiacell Telecom with a multi-vendor optimisation service that includes deployment of its Network Planning and Optimisation (NPO) Services for RAN, Transmission, IP, and Core network elements across 7,000 sites in Iraq. With Nokia’s fully customisable service concept, Asiacell Telecom is able to exploit the full potential of the network and maintain quality.
The network assurance service provided by Nokia will focus on improving end user services and making the most out of the network investments, by optimising network performance and capacity. The service will leverage analytics and machine learning to increase the automation of traditional processes, helping Asiacell to fulfil the needs of its end users. In addition, Nokia will provide knowledge transfer to Asiacell Technology team.
With this partnership, Nokia is maximising Asiacell’s network and service performance using automation and tools that serve Asiacell customers round the clock, thus enhancing its network coverage and overall end user experience.
Asiacell will be able to simplify its operations and overcome challenges created by shifting customer demands and increasing network complexity. Nokia will transform Asiacell’s network operations by continuously improving its processes, increasing the use of automation and applying the right people and skills to every task, thus allowing the operator to focus on its strategic goals.