Nokia reaffirms commitment to Malaysia’s Industry 4.0

Nokia has said that it remained committed to supporting its customers and partners in Malaysia to create value and provide a foundation to accelerate the digitalisation of the country’s key industries. 

In a statement, the Finnish telco vendor said since the introduction of its National IR 4.0 Policy last year and the recently launched Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution earlier this year, Malaysia has made progress in steering strategic socio-economic transformation with the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies nationwide. 

Mohd Rauf Nasir (pic), managing director of Malaysia, Sri Lanka & Maldives, Nokia said, “Private wireless has proven to be a critical enabler to accelerate Industry 4.0 and as Malaysia continues to implement its Industry 4.0 strategies, it is more critical than ever for enterprises to accelerate the adoption of these technologies and unlock new opportunities to boost Malaysia’s economy.

“We look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship with our partners here in Malaysia and deploying the best-in-class solutions needed to drive the nation’s digital transformation journey as well as transforming the lives of Malaysians,” said Mohd Rauf.

During its recent Nokia Technology Day, the company said it highlighted how it is providing mission critical solutions for communication service providers and enterprises across key industries such as manufacturing, oil and gas, and agriculture.

It noted that Malaysia observed a key milestone of achieving 27% of 5G coverage nationwide, with the targeted 36% expected to reach by the end of 2022.

Through a series of demonstrations, the company also presented some of its latest innovations, products and technologies. They include: 

  • Award-winning Liquid Cooling AirScale: As part of Nokia AirScale Base Station portfolio, the company has embedded liquid cooling technology to make radio networks more sustainable and cost-efficient;
  • 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA): Nokia’s 5G FWA complements customers’ mobile offering, bringing new revenues and opening the door to new value-added services for homes and businesses;
  • Enterprise 5G Private Wireless : Nokia’s industrial grade private wireless powers Industry 4.0 digitalisation; and
  • FP5 Router: As the new core of Nokia’s IP service routing platforms, FP5 will enable service providers to address today’s requirements to efficiently scale network capacity.

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