The Optus Stadium in Perth plats host to AFL, Ruby sporting events and even music concerts. Capable of holding 60,000 people, those Optus customers in the crowd will now get a connectivity boost thanks to Nokia.
Nokia announced today that it has launched 5G services with mobile operator, Optus at the Optus Stadium in Perth. This provides incredibly fast indoor and outdoor 5G coverage with speeds over 1Gbps.
Cellular network operations in Australia and across the world are upgrading their networks and Optus is being supported by Nokia with their ambitious deployment targets for 5G.
Optus is utilizing Nokia’s 5G AirScale indoor Radio solution (ASiR) to provide comprehensive coverage for indoor zones such as corporate boxes or VIP areas. The solution supports major network technologies and is designed to be easy to upgrade from 4G to 5G new radio (NR). It includes indoor small cells that deliver a consistent 5G user experience with high data rates across multiple zones.
Nokia has provided equipment from its AirScale Radio Access portfolio for seamless outdoor 5G coverage, including 5G RAN, AirScale base stations and its AirScale Micro Remote Radio Head solution.
“5G will be transformative in the home, at work and when we are at play, like cheering on your team or singing along to your favourite artist. We know people have been eager to get back into Optus Stadium with a full crowd and with Optus 5G now enabled throughout the stadium, fans will be a