DITO Telecom Selects Nokia to Deploy 5G Services in Mindanao

One of the world's leading technology company Nokia wins 5G deal with DITO Philippines to deploy its services in the entire island of Mindanao. 


The announcement of Dito Telecom was confirmed by Nokia to support the operator's ambitious plans to introduce a new network to the Philippines. 


Nokia Finland will supply AirScale products including Massive MIMO solutions as they announced that the company has been selected by DITO Telecommunity Corporation (DITO) to deploy 5G services on the island of Mindanao. 

The said deployment of Nokia Technology to DITO customers will enable the third largest telecom service provider in the country to complete its networ throughout the Philippines, which was formally launched in the country in May 2021. 

With the Nokia and DITO deal, Europe's leading technology company Nokia will help DITO Telecom to deliver 5G services to its customers with superior speeds, capacity, and lower latencies while reducing complexity and driving down costs through increased energy efficiencies. 

According to the announcement of Nokia Finland, in order to achieved the desired network performance the comopany is providing equipment its comprehensive massive MIMO, multi-band, Single RAN AirScale portfolio to build the Radio Access Network (RAN) for the 5G infrastructure across Mindanao, the Philippines’ second largest island.  


DITO Telecom which is owned and operated by Udenna Corporation and China Telecom will utilized Nokia’s NetAct solution for network management and seamless daily network operations, including configuration management, monitoring, and software management. 

Nokia provided digital design and deployment for a faster time to market as well as optimization and technical support services.

DITO Telecom also confirmed that Nokia has been an existing 4G LTE radio partner since 2020. DITO, a joint venture between Udenna Group and China Telecom, is the newest telecommunications provider in the Philippines and is pursuing a strategy of creating a new network in the country.  

In an interview with the mainstream media, Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks, Nokia, commented: “We are proud to continue our partnership with DITO into the 5G era and help deliver its ambitious plans for 5G connectivity. We are also delighted that DITO has selected our industry-leading 5G RAN solutions to underpin its new network which will deliver incredible connectivity experiences for businesses and people.”  

Source: DITO Telecom 
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