- Nokia will make 5G available to 17 million Iliad subscribers across both countries
- It has worked with Iliad Group in France since 2012 and in Italy since 2018
Nokia has announced that it will extend its partnership with French mobile operator, Iliad Group to roll out 5G networks across France and Italy. The deal will focus on network modernization and 5G introduction in France and Italy. It will make 5G available to 17 million Iliad subscribers across both countries.
Thomas Reynaud, Iliad Group’s CEO, said, “We want to offer our customers the best possible 5G experience and that is why we have chosen to strengthen and accelerate our relationship with Nokia as we enter the 5G era. Nokia’s innovative 5G technologies and solutions will enable us to launch quickly and efficiently, delivering a superior network performance whilst also securing us against future challenges.”
Previous work in the area of 3G and 4G
Nokia has worked with the Iliad Group in France since 2012 and in Italy since 2018. The work was in the area of the rollout of both 3G and 4G.
Tommi Uitto, president of mobile networks at Nokia, said, “We are delighted to continue our long-standing relationship with Iliad to roll out 5G networks across France and Italy and build out a world-class network for businesses and consumers alike. The radio technologies will give Iliad the flexibility to quickly and smoothly launch a future-proof 5G network.”