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Nokia to provide Tizeti with LTE Fixed Wireless Access solution for high-speed internet services in Nigeria

Nokia to provide Tizeti with LTE Fixed Wireless Access solution for high-speed internet services in Nigeria

  • Nokia’s solution will help Tizeti introduce new services and provide better customer service to subscribers
  • Initiative introduces LTE technology to Tizeti's network for the first time and paves the way for easier migration to 5G Fixed Wireless Access in future

15 September 2020

Abuja, Nigeria – Nokia today announced that it will supply Nigerian mobile operator, Tizeti with its Fastmile and Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology enabling them to provide superior internet services to over one million subscribers in Port Harcourt, Edo and Ogun in Nigeria. Tizeti will deploy Nokia's AirScale Base Station TDD-LTE and Fastmile Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) gateways to deliver premium internet and Virtual Private Network (VPN) services to residences as well as Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The solution will also enable Tizeti to deliver a more robust, high-speed internet service to subscribers and the flexibility to seamlessly evolve to 5G Fixed Wireless Access when needed.

Nokia’s FWA solution enables Tizeti to fast-track broadband access and provide a best-in-class broadband experience to its subscribers. Nokia’s AirScale Base Stations ensure high-quality connectivity and coverage and enables Tizeti to evolve the network in line with customer demand. Nokia’s Fastmile gateways connect wirelessly to the existing network to create a fast broadband connection and enhanced Wi-Fi experience in the home. The Nokia Network Services Platform will help Tizeti to simplify operations and quickly respond to changing market demands.

Kendall Ananyi, CEO, Tizeti, said: “We are committed to providing the best-in-class network experience to our subscribers. We are confident that Nokia's proven technology and expertise will help us differentiate our services based on quality. This a crucial project for us as it introduces LTE in our networks and allows us to bring new and innovative services to our subscribers.”

Eniola Campbell, Head of Customer Business Team – Nigeria, Nokia, said: “We are thrilled to work with Tizeti on the initiative to upgrade their network to bring the latest products and services to its subscribers. Nokia Fastmile will help Tizeti to cost-effectively enhance the customer experience. The project will also enable them to delight their subscribers by providing more reliable data services. On the other hand, Tizeti will benefit by adding new revenue streams.”

About Nokia
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About Tizeti
Tizeti is a fast-growing wireless internet service provider in Nigeria and Ghana, delivering high-speed unlimited wi-fi internet access to estates, offices, multi-tenant buildings using next-generation wirelss technology. Tizeti deploys unlimited internet to residential and business customers allowing its customers to enjoy a full experience of the internet with no data caps.

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