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Field Solutions Holdings Limited (FSG.AX) Selects Nokia and Mavenir as Technology Partners

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Subject Solutions Holdings Constrained (FSG.AX) Selects Nokia and Mavenir as Technologies Companions

Sydney, Australia, Feb 21, 2022 – (ABN Newswire) – Field Methods Holdings Minimal (ASX:FSG), Australia’s top rural and regional telecommunications carrier, is pleased to announce it has chosen Nokia and Mavenir as most important technologies companions to build FSG’s RAN – Regional Australia Network, Australia’s 4th Cell Community.


– Technological innovation companions to source 4G and 5G radio entry networks and cell main

– Mavenir(R) to offer 4G/5G Converged Packet core, as well as IMS Voice and Messaging expert services

– FSG to produce Australia’s 4th 4G/5G cellular community in rural, regional, and distant places

– FSG to provide private 4G/5G networks for agribusiness, mining, and govt

– NB-IoT and Cat-M1 ability

– Nokia and Mavenir to electric power FSG’s Neutral Host and Domestic Roaming Trials underneath MBSP5A

– Rollout to start FY23

“FSG has operate a complete 6-month RFP course of action to pick out the most appropriate engineering partners for the rollout of the Regional Australia Network,” stated Andrew Roberts, FSG CEO. “FSG has chosen these companions to make sure we have the price tag-powerful, potential evidence and globally verified engineering system essential to deliver Australia’s 4th cell network”, he additional.

The not long ago unveiled reaction to the 2021 Regional Telecommunications Overview highlighted the significance of alternate supply designs to push coverage enhancements, which include active neutral host RAN and Roaming selections. It also highlighted the worth of “location-primarily based network methods” fairly than a ongoing “sprinkle” approach to resolving connectivity difficulties. Even further, the report emphasised the require for scarce governing administration funding to be allotted to multi-tenanted alternatives.

FSG welcomes these tips and is absolutely supportive of “put-based mostly network answers.”

“With each other with our new companions, Nokia and Mavenir, FSG is primed to deliver connectivity to regions, whilst providing functionality for carriers to be part of the answer applying Lively Neutral host RAN, inbound roaming or ‘old school’ passive co-place on our function-built infrastructure” outlines Roberts. By embracing new designs, the price tag to deliver these remedies can be stored to a least, further more supporting the committee’s need to guarantee that affordability is not overlooked.

FSG are in the procedure of providing 19 new position-based networks throughout Australia. These networks, comprising around 100 sites, each and every of which will be 4G and 5G capable, Neutral Host and Roaming completely ready when sent in FY 23/24. “The Regional Australia Community is a focused network supporting rural Australia,” says Roberts. “Today, we run Australia’s premier non-NBN fastened wireless community, which delivers mounted wi-fi broadband throughout rural, regional and remote Australia. The Regional Australia Community (RAN(TM)) will see these current and all new networks becoming enabled to shipping 4G and 5G knowledge and voice companies, fastened wi-fi broadband collectively with NB-IoT and CatM1 companies”, states Roberts.

Anna Perrin, Nokia’s Running Director for Australia and New Zealand claimed, “As a environment-leading provider of mobile know-how, we have championed the development of Neutral Host networks all around the world and we’re fired up to provide this world know-how to our partnership with FSG.

Supporting the development of new and revolutionary answers and business products for rural and distant coverage across Australia”

“Mavenir is enthusiastic to companion with FSG to deliver a value-efficient, future proof and globally confirmed 4G/5G Cloud-indigenous Converged Packet Core, IMS and messaging providers to empower Australia’s 4th mobile community,” mentioned Dereck Quinlan, Mavenir Regional VP.

“Mavenir proceeds to travel ahead with innovative cloud-native solutions that our buyers and the marketplace recognise. Our Cloud-native Converged Packet Core answer embraces a disruptive technological know-how architecture and business model that generate community agility, deployment versatility, and support velocity,” says Quinlan.

FSG is at present in the web-site acquisition section for its 19 new networks and the MBSP5A demo internet sites, with the bulk of web sites to be delivered in the course of FY23.

FSG will also be providing private 4G and 5G LTE assistance offerings. “The demand from customers for non-public 4G and 5G networks is attaining momentum, FSG will be delivering expense-efficient, provider-quality non-public answers for Agri-Business, Mining and Authorities”, outlines Roberts. We be expecting to be asserting several personal 4G and 5G non-public network deployments in the coming weeks,” states Roberts.

FSG have obtained too much to handle support from regional Australia to present a “selection.” “For much too extended regional Australia has had to take sub-par solutions which do not fulfill the top quality and ability needs of businesses and citizens in rural and distant spots,” states Roberts. “We are delighted to husband or wife with Nokia and Mavenir, both world wide leaders in mobile telecommunications, to incorporate their point out-of-the-artwork systems with Industry Methods on the floor practical experience and pragmatic design and shipping capabilities, to deliver carrier-quality remedies created to meet up with the desires of regional Australia, claims Roberts.

About the upcoming 18 months, FSG, in partnership with the Australian Federal Federal government and Optus, will be trialling the deployment of Australia 1st Energetic Neutral Host Community. The neutral host product permits FSG to make and operate infrastructure and a solitary established of electronics that all cellular community operators in Australia can utilise and will be prepared for PSMB companies “The a lot more carriers subscribe to the product, the more valuable and impactful it is for Australian Rural communities and Australia as a entire”, commented Roberts, “We search forward to welcoming the other Australian Carriers to the software, to make the neutral host model a truth for rural, regional and distant Australia”, says Roberts.

“FSG and Optus share the view of providing extra coverage to regional locations the neutral host model delivers a cost-efficient approach for all mobile community operators to present protection even though at the very same time enormously reducing the operating charges and overhead of protecting duplicated infrastructure and electronics in regional parts,” outlines Roberts. “The neutral host design delivers more coverage to regional Australia from programs these kinds of as the Federal Governments Cellular Blackspot System,” claims Roberts. “Today’s federal government funding supports network duplication in regional locations, by deploying the Neutral Host Design, we intention to deal with extra of regional, rural and remote Australia for the exact same Federal Federal government investment decision.

About Industry Options Holdings Confined:

Industry Options Holdings Constrained (ASX:FSG) is devoted to present connectivity to Rural and Regional Australia in which other vendors only can not. We make use of ground breaking technologies and a local community concentrated solution which engages nearby govt, companies and people to assure we establish exactly where it is most required. FSG delivers, builds, and operates “genuine broadband networks” especially for rural, regional, and remote Australia. FSG is a certified Australian telecommunications provider and a retail provider service provider (trading less than the brands ‘JustISP,’ TasmaNet and Ant Communications), and a NBN Co Retail and Business Support Provider.


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