Nokia signs frame agreements worth more than EUR 2 billion with three Chinese operators07-11-2018

Contracts signed with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom at China International Import Expo in Shanghai

7 November 2018, Shanghai, China 

Nokia has signed three separate frame agreements worth a combined value of more than EUR 2 billion with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom. Under the agreements, Nokia will deploy technologies and services to improve performance in fixed and mobile broadband networks across China to meet ever-growing demand as operators transition towards 5G.


Demand for the internet, particularly on a mobile device, continues to rise in China, the world's most populous country. China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom are committed to delivering the highest quality service to their subscribers and will leverage products and services from across Nokia's end-to-end portfolio, through to the end of 2019, to enhance speed, reliability and capacity in their networks.

Mike Wang, president of Nokia Shanghai Bell, said: "We are excited to continue our close collaboration with these important customers in China, to drive new levels of network performance as they transition toward 5G. Leveraging the breadth of our end-to-end network and services capabilities, we will work closely with China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom to deploy technologies that meet their specific business needs."

Scope of the agreements

Nokia will provide its services expertise under the frame agreements, including network planning, implementation, systems integration, maintenance and performance optimization.

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