Nokia provides global IoT connectivity for China Mobile

  • December 2, 2020
  • Steve Rogerson

Nokia is enabling China Mobile with enterprise IoT connectivity globally.

Nokia and China Mobile have reached an agreement to provide seamless IoT global connectivity services for both China and internationally based on Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (Wing) managed service.

Wing’s connectivity management platform delivers real-time visibility for IoT devices and services unfettered by traditional boundaries and limitations.

Finland-based Nokia announced it had been selected by China Mobile IoT (CMIoT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile Communications, to ensure delivery of IoT connectivity and services to CMIoT’s customers across China and globally.

The partnership will enable CMIoT to expand its international OneLink IoT capabilities, which will be underpinned by Wing managed service. Wing’s network nodes, deployed around the world, will be integrated with the OneLink IoT SIM card connection and management platform to provide unified connectivity management for CMIoT’s international business customers, breaking through traditional boundaries and geographical limitations.

Wing will enable CMIoT to provide its customers global IoT connectivity services quickly and cost-effectively leveraging the global scale of Wing’s IoT infrastructure.

Nokia and China Mobile plan to cooperate on IoT connectivity services and jointly build a Chinese node of Wing for CMIoT in Chongqing. Nokia and CMIoT say they are committed to developing international IoT business applications, products and services by combining their respective advantages and to meet the needs of the growing international IoT market.

Yaqiong Tang, deputy general manager for CMIoT, said: “The Nokia Wing IoT platform will give us a competitive edge with new enterprise customers and enable us to provide the level of IoT connectivity and management that all our customers expect both in China and across the globe.”

Ankur Bhan, head of Wing business for Nokia, added: “We’re very proud to be working with CMIoT to meet the needs of modern enterprises around the world. Wing will allow CMIoT to offer a superior IoT services experience to its customers at home and abroad. Its flexible, invest-as-you-grow business model will also enable CMIoT to go-to-market with this offering rapidly and be able to scale IoT services cost-effectively.”