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Nokia selected by Globe Telecom to modernize BNG network to improve broadband experience in the Philippines

Nokia announced that Globe Telecom will deploy its BNG solution in key areas in the Philippines, including North Luzon, South Luzon, National Capital Region, Visayas and Mindanao, to modernize its infrastructure and provide a superior broadband experience to its customers. Once deployed, Nokia’s solution will support Globe Telecom’s residential wireline postpaid and prepaid broadband services.

The new solution will help Globe Telecom optimize the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), it will also introduce a capability to support Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) services, enabling Globe to offer the solution towards Fixed Mobile Convergence.

Nokia’s solution includes 7750 Service Router (SR), which will be used as a BNG platform to support broadband services with subscriber management, bandwidth management and per-subscriber policy control. Globe Telecom will also use Nokia’s 7750 SR Extended Services Appliance (ESA) to support Carrier-Grade Network Address Translation (CGNAT) and Application Assurance functions.

Joel Agustin, Senior Vice President - Network Planning and Engineering, Network Technical Group at Globe Telecom, said: “We are committed to continuously improving our network infrastructure to provide the best possible broadband experience to our subscribers. Nokia’s new BNG solution introduces capability to evolve into a flexible multi-access gateway that can combine wireline and wireless access technologies, enabling us to further increase efficiencies. We are looking forward to working with Nokia on this crucial initiative.”

Kent Wong, Vice President and Head of IP Business at Nokia Asia Pacific, said: “We have a longstanding partnership with Globe Telecom and are now delighted to work on this initiative to modernize the BNG network for an overall improved broadband experience. Our industry-leading BNG solution equipped with multi-access gateway capabilities is based on 7750 SR and powered by our breakthrough FP network processor technology and proven Service Router Operating System (SR OS) will help build a scalable, flexible and energy-efficient broadband network and pave the way for future evolution towards Fixed Mobile Convergence.”