Nokia ramps up Telefónica's IP core network

Staff writer
Future TV Asia

Nokia is transforming Telefónica's network with its IP core and virtualized service router technology along with its services expertise to meet growing customer demand for high performance data and HD video.

The next-generation infrastructure also lays the groundwork for Ultra HD video, cloud, 5G and IoT services.

Telefónica is seeing a rapid rise in data traffic through new innovative video services and popular content for its Movistar+ service, which has more than four million subscribers. Telefónica's mobile subscribers are also demanding more video and data, while enterprise customers depend on Telefónica's high-capacity, reliable network for business continuity and adoption of cloud services.

The single, converged network will boost performance for residential, mobile and business services, and set the stage for future advanced services.

Nokia is deploying its IP portfolio - including core and virtualized routers - at the core and peering layers of the Telefónica network, driving higher capacity with an extremely reliable design.

The deployment will be managed by the Nokia 5620 Service Aware Manager (SAM) and the Nokia 5650 Control Plane Assurance Manager (CPAM), which minimizes control plane misconfigurations, malfunctions and undetected routing updates.

Nokia will also employ its leading services expertise - including installation and commissioning, systems integration and migration of current services - to the new network architecture.

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