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PLDT Enterprise and Nokia have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaboratively deliver 5G private wireless network solutions to businesses in the Philippines.

The entities have teamed up to empower industries such as mining, port operations, and manufacturing with 5G technology, enhancing operational efficiency, productivity, and customer experiences. Nokia's leading 5G solutions will enable PLDT Enterprise to expand its service offerings, extending wireless network coverage to both individuals and enterprises.

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With Nokia's extensive global experience in deploying over 730 private wireless solutions worldwide, including 5G networks, PLDT Enterprise aims to provide robust support to its customers by leveraging dedicated, secure, high-bandwidth, and low-latency networks for real-time Industry 4.0 applications.

Jojo Gendrano, Senior Vice President and Head of Enterprise Business Group at PLDT and Smart, said, “At PLDT Enterprise, we are committed to delivering solutions that matter and drive our customers towards greater success. Our collaboration with Nokia is a testament to this dedication by potentially offering 5G private wireless network solutions to Filipino businesses, enabling them to experience ultra-reliable low latency communication, faster data speeds, and the ability to connect a massive number of devices simultaneously.

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Gendrano further emphasized that these advancements would enable real-time data analytics, remote monitoring, and equipment control, crucial for automating industrial processes and boosting operational efficiency. PLDT Enterprise aims to enhance its customers' digital transformation journey by aligning solutions with their business goals, ensuring a significant return on investment through its extensive service portfolio and collaboration with Nokia.

Anthony Valdez, Nokia Philippines' Country Manager, expressed enthusiasm regarding the partnership with PLDT Enterprise, highlighting Nokia's commitment to enabling secure and dedicated 5G-powered private wireless networks for customers. Valdez emphasized Nokia's leadership in global 5G wireless private network advancements and its readiness to collaborate with PLDT Enterprise in delivering innovative solutions to elevate businesses in the Philippines.

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