Nokia, Telefónica to Roll Out Industrial IoT Networks in Latin America

The partners said the alliance will help boost digital transformation for several industries in the region

Scarlett Evans, Assistant Editor, IoT World Today

June 30, 2023

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Nokia and Telefónica have announced an alliance to accelerate digital transformation in Latin America, with the deployment of industrial IoT networks. 

The partnership will work to deploy Nokia’s portfolio of 5G wireless network and digitalization platform solutions across the nation, with a particular focus on the “most promising” sectors such as mining, energy and manufacturing.

“In this unprecedented alliance, the benefits of LTE and 5G private wireless will enable Industry 4.0 across industries,” said Juan Vicente Martín, Telefónica’s director for B2B. “With our strategic partner Nokia, we provide the best connectivity, enable greater optimization of operations, achieving important productivity and efficiency rates and contributing to the digitalization of the industrial sectors throughout Latin America.”

The use of 5G and LTE networks enables companies to automate and optimize logistics processes, helping accelerate automation technologies to boost efficiencies and productivity, as well as help in companies’ sustainability objectives.

“We are thrilled to partner with Telefónica, combining our leading Industrial-grade private wireless solutions with Telefónica Hispanoamérica’s growing B2B solutions and services footprint, to jointly reach a wide variety of enterprises and industries throughout the region,” said Néstor González, head of the customer team for Telefónica Corporate for Nokia.

“We are very excited to be at the forefront of digital transformation for enterprises in Latin America which have tremendous potential for productivity gains from Industry 4.0.”

About the Author(s)

Scarlett Evans

Assistant Editor, IoT World Today

Scarlett Evans is the assistant editor for IoT World Today, with a particular focus on robotics and smart city technologies. Scarlett has previous experience in minerals and resources with Mine Australia, Mine Technology and Power Technology. She joined Informa in April 2022.

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