Nokia announced a new 5G contract with Taiwan Star Telecom (TST) to support the construction of the latter’s 5G non-standalone (NSA) network, the vendor said in a statement.
Under the terms of the deal, Nokia supply the Taiwanese carrier with its end-to-end AirScale Radio Access network portfolio. Nokia said that this deployment will pave the way for a future 5G standalone (SA) network launch. Nokia is the only supplier in this deal.
Nokia has already reached a total of 70 commercial 5G contracts worldwide.