Armenian Telecom operator, Ucom has selected Nokia to upgrade its nationwide radio access network (RAN), improving performance and preparing for the future deployment of 5G services in Armenia. Nokia will also upgrade Ucom’s core and IP network infrastructure, enhancing the mobile user experience with faster data speeds and increased capacity. These initiatives will transform Ucom’s networks, benefiting both consumer and enterprise customers.
Founded in 2009, Ucom is the fastest growing telecom operator in Armenia. The company holds absolute leadership in the local IPTV and fixed internet market, as well as a key position in the Armenian mobile internet market.
As part of the deal, Nokia will supply equipment from its comprehensive 5G AirScale portfolio powered by its energy-efficient ReefShark System-on-Chip technology. Ucom will also utilize Nokia’s intelligent MantaRay Networks Management system to enable a consolidated network view for improved network monitoring and management, with built-in AI functionalities.
Nokia will also provide solutions from its Cloud Packet Core portfolio, Cloud Operations Manager, Shared Data Layer and Subscriber Data Management, Policy Controller and Mediation for the mobile core network, and incorporate technologies such as Telephony Application Server, CFX-5000 and Session Border Controller for the voice core network. Nokia IP routers for access, aggregation, backhaul and core complete the solution.