Nokia and NetNordic to deliver LTE 5G-ready private network to Equinor

Datasenter Integrated Communication Nettverk Sikkerhet

2021-05-21


  • Nokia private 4.9G and 5G-ready solution may be used at Equinor’s installations wordwide.
  • Eight years frame agreement
  • Two offshore wind farms to be delivered this summer 

Press release

Nokia today announced it has collaborated with systems integrator, NetNordic, to enter into a frame agreement with Equinor, one of the world’s leading producers of oil, gas and wind power, to deliver a private 4G and 5G-ready solution for Equinor’s international operations. The industrial-grade private wireless technology will deliver the reliability, capacity, security and low latency needed to support collaboration between teams across Equinor’s installations.

The 8 years frame agreement will include hardware, software, design, radio planning, implementation and support. Under the agreement, the LTE will be installed this summer at Dudgeon and Sheringham Shoal windfarms, located in the UK and both operated by Equinor.

Jarl Øverby, NetNordic Group CEO: “Working with Nokia we are able to deliver the secure, smart, offshore wireless digital fabric that Equinor can use to support its communication and maintenance activities and safety objectives. This includes the flexibility to employ a wide range of integrated applications, including Nokia DAC teams comms and Nokia Drone Networks, and the capability to deploy them to the edge. This is a secure and resilient solution that will easily scale and evolve to 5G to meet their future needs.”

Nokia DAC solution comprises the Nokia 4.9G LTE and 5G Radio Access Network technology and Nokia Industrial. The solution also includes a large range of access points both for indoor and outdoor coverage, and an edge solution with complete packet core and application framework for edge computing. 

About Nokia

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Nokia has deployed mission-critical networks to over 1,550 leading customers in the energy, transportation, large enterprise, manufacturing, webscale, and public sector segments around the globe. Leading enterprises across industries are leveraging decades of Nokia experience building some of the biggest and most advanced IP, optical and wireless networks on the planet.

The Nokia Bell Labs Future X for industries architecture provides a framework for enterprises to accelerate their digitalization and automation journey to Industry 4.0. Nokia has also pioneered the private wireless space with many industries, and now has more than 290 large enterprise customers deploying it around the world, of which over 40 incorporate 5G.

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About NetNordic

NetNordic is a Nordic system integrator, specialized in the area of network, security, data center and integrated communication. NetNordic deliver customer specialized solutions and services. We always strive to be our customers’ “Best Companion”, we want to help our customers with their digital enablement through design, delivery and management of next generation services and solutions. NetNordic had approximately 180 million euro revenue (pro forma) in 2020 and 500 employees in the Nordics.

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