StarHub, Nokia tap mobility analytics for digital cities

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Singapore's StarHub has teamed up with Nokia to develop new use cases for mobility analytics aimed at helping operators create value from the data in their networks to address the needs of digital cities

Nokia has integrated the use cases into the Nokia AVA cognitive services platform, which is designed to allow for the rapid creation of new use cases in various analytics domains.

StarHub's applied methodologies will be combined with the platform to help unlock value from telco data such as insights into customer movements, behaviors and habits.

Mobility analytics offers operators opportunities to create new services and revenue streams in collaboration with digital city players such as city planners, transport authorities and the travel industry, the companies said.

For example, by observing population movements, city planners can better plan urban environments, while transport agencies can provision better services that better suit the needs of commuters.

“We have a strong team of data analytics experts with a diversity of capabilities, and we have introduced several successful mobility analytics use cases in Singapore for strategic and operational urban planning and decision making,” StarHub chief of enterprise business group Yoke Sin said.

“By integrating the use cases into the Nokia AVA platform and using Nokia's analytics capabilities, we will be developing the use cases further and creating new ones that we can offer even to other telcos as white label solutions. Our partnership with Nokia allows us to develop innovative solutions at the deep research level for the market.”

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