Comcast Business partners with Nokia to provide secure private wireless networks for critical business infrastructure

PHILADELPHIA CREAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast Business today announced its partnership with Nokia to expand its enterprise connectivity portfolio to deliver 5G private wireless networks – using Nokia’s industrial-grade private wireless solution DAC (Digital Automation Cloud) and the digitization platform. The non-exclusive partnership leverages other strategic wireless innovations to realize Comcast Business’ vision of supporting emerging connected ecosystems by delivering connected solutions at scale.

The first deployment of the Comcast Business and Nokia Showcase will launch at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia during Q1 2022 and illustrates how private LTE and 5G networks can help organizations improve critical operations and infrastructure while improving the fan experience. Applications can include immersive on-field, rink-side and outdoor video experiences, venue-wide digital signage and the use of the internal network to provide fans inside the arena with live information. real-time on the parking flow or expected waiting times as they exit. of the place.

“No two companies are the same, and neither are their connectivity needs. Through this strategic partnership, Comcast Business is able to expand its strong portfolio of connectivity solutions to include an end-to-end private network; providing sports and entertainment venues and enterprise customers with a one-stop-shop for advanced connectivity solutions,” said Bob Victor, SVP Product, Comcast Business. “The unique combination of our network, WiFi expertise, Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, spectrum and managed services will enable enterprises to meet their business challenges head-on while ensuring their network infrastructure remains available. , reliable and secure.”

Enterprises, as well as government organizations, can benefit from private wireless networks by helping them meet their critical infrastructure and operations connectivity needs, while driving innovation in new customer and employee experiences. generation. Offering improved wireless broadband speed and capacity along with increased reliability and low latency, private wireless networks will enable enterprises to support their growing ecosystem of connected devices.

“Nokia 5G industrial-grade private wireless network solutions are designed to meet the security, coverage and performance requirements of a wide range of organizations seeking to restructure their business operations and improve customer experience,” said Stephan Litjens, Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, Nokia. Cloud and network services. “By choosing Nokia as a private wireless connectivity partner, Comcast Business can combine its technical expertise, market reach and extensive network solutions to become a leading provider of private wireless services for businesses in North America.”

Private wireless networks enhance Comcast Business’ strong networking capabilities while giving customers more wireless options. The 5G private wireless networking solution adds to Comcast Business’s existing capabilities, including DeepBlue for advanced large-scale WiFi deployments and MachineQ for long-range, low-power, large-scale IoT solutions. Comcast Business will continue to engage the best partners in next-generation hardware, cloud, and applications to innovate and support emerging connected ecosystems, helping businesses better prepare for the future.

“The Wells Fargo Center is one of the busiest and most innovative sports and entertainment venues in the world, and through this partnership with Comcast Business and Nokia, in addition to our $300 million transformation project, our arena will remain at the forefront of the modern fan experience for years to come,” said Valerie Camillo, President of Business Operations, Wells Fargo Center. “This state-of-the-art network will not only deliver unprecedented experiences for our fans , but it will also strengthen our health and safety measures, security protocols and much more.”

About Comcast Business

Comcast Business offers a suite of connectivity, communications, networking, cybersecurity, wireless and managed solutions to help organizations of all sizes prepare for the future. Powered by the nation’s largest Gig broadband network and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider for small and medium businesses and one of the leading providers of services in the business market. Comcast Business has been consistently recognized by industry analysts and associations as a leader and innovator, and one of the fastest growing Ethernet service providers.

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About Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people in the moments that matter. We are primarily focused on broadband, aggregation and streaming with 57 million customer relationships in the US and Europe. We provide broadband, wireless and video through our Xfinity, Comcast Business and Sky brands; create, distribute and broadcast premier entertainment, sports and news through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studio Group, Sky Studios, NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, multiple cable networks, Peacock, NBCUniversal News Group, NBC Sports, Sky News and Sky Sports; and deliver memorable experiences at Universal Parks and Resorts in the United States and Asia. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

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