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Speedcast Announces Agreement with Nokia to Deploy Industrial Grade Wireless Solutions

By CIOReview | Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Coupling the power of the Nokia Digital Automation Cloud with Speedcast core connectivity will increase several Speedcast products' reach.

FREMONT, CA: Speedcast International Limited, the world’s most trusted communications, and IT services provider, announces a long-term agreement with Nokia to implement its industrial-grade private wireless solutions internationally via the Nokia Digital Automation Cloud. Through this new partnership, Speedcast offers remote backhaul, data, and voice connectivity to customers, covering areas up to 30 km, and helping hundreds of users from a single cell. The network will also help critical, high-bandwidth applications with low latency demands.

Nokia Digital Automation Cloud meets stringent needs across multiple industries to provide network coverage, capacity, mobility, reliability, quality service, security while connecting a wide variety of devices. By integrating with Speedcast, it can significantly improve local connectivity in remote locations. Nokia’s 5G-ready Digital Automation Platform offers industrial-grade high-bandwidth private wireless networks to increase efficiency and productivity for manufacturing, mining, utilities, oil and gas, and large enterprises outside of standard cellular connectivity.

Acting as a private wireless network that enables IoT to enterprises, the Nokia private LTE/ 4.9G solution opens up new avenues like smart manufacturing, predictive maintenance, remote operations, and machine-to-machine communication, in addition to critical-voice and data solutions. Nokia’s cloud solution offers high reliability and security in conditions. Leveraging the future-proof solution, users can accelerate and down according to needs. The solution provides for flexible business models to match the enterprise requirements.

Speedcast IoT Solutions with LTE-powered devices solutions from the Speedcast IoT portfolio, customers can seamlessly connect to headquarter locations and the Internet. Speedtalk voice app enables users to catch live footage from remote sites and provides communications with remote teams. Private LTE/ 4.9G will widen the coverage of remote camp areas compared with standard WiFi, letting for better access to Speedtalk through smartphone apps. Nokia Private LTE solution will also provide a higher bandwidth capacity for Speedcast’s IPTV solutions to handheld devices.

Speedcast International Ltd is delivering critical communications solutions to the Maritime, Energy, Mining, Media, Telecom, Cruise, NGO, Government, and Enterprise sectors. Speedcast enables faster, seamless pole-to-pole coverage from a hybrid satellite, microwave, fiber, cellular, MPLS, and IP transport network with direct access to the public cloud.