Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 25 - Page 51

COUNTRY FOCUS: NORDIC “ THROUGH CONTINUED INVESTMENT IN OUR IP PORTFOLIO, WE ARE ABLE TO MEET THE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF TODAY’S ENERGY MARKET. Kamal Ballout, Global Vice President of Energy Practice for Nokia, said: “Fingrid joins our long list of transmission system operator customers that are modernising their networks and transforming their businesses by embracing more distributed and renewable energy sources. “Through continued investment in our IP portfolio, we are able to meet the specific requirements of today’s energy market, helping Fingrid evolve its infrastructure for a more sustainable future.” Nokia is enabling the network and services of the future in more ways than one. Operators around the world can benefit from ultra- fast speeds that 5G is offering. With 50 commercial 5G deals across the world, Nokia is offering companies greater opportunities. The first adopters of 5G can offer their customers experiences and services that require ultra-fast speed and reliability. Right now, there is tremendous appetite for operators to enter into new areas and promote the technology of future advanced 5G use cases through innovations. In Finland, Nokia is working in partnership with Telia to offer new and innovative solutions for end customers. One of Telia’s strategies has been to approach start-ups and encourage them to think about the potential of 5G to create new monetisable services. INTELLIGENTCIO 51