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Fixed wireless access

Fixed Wireless Access

Get closer to customers, by offering fixed gigabit broadband on 5G.

Seize the opportunity to grow your business, by wirelessly connecting homes and small businesses. Using 5G, mobile operators can compete with wired broadband providers, and satisfy the most demanding entertainment and business use cases.

With 5G wireless home broadband, homes and small businesses can enjoy media-rich applications, with low latency. 5G enables fixed-grade services, so mobile operators can compete head-to-head with fixed broadband services, and converged operators have a new tool for connecting homes at gigabit speeds.

5G brings Fixed-grade services to Wireless Access

Connecting homes and businesses with 5G

Mobile service providers can use 5G to deepen their customer relationships, and extend into the home and workplace:

  • 5G enables home broadband, fast enough for gaming and high-definition video streaming.
  • 5G can also connect small and medium sized businesses, giving them guaranteed reliability for their business-critical applications.

Nokia provides a comprehensive portfolio of products and services to help you deliver fixed wireless access. Our FastMile 5G gateways support Wi-Fi 6, feature high-gain antennas that help maximize bandwidth, and have innovative technologies to help customers position the gateway for the best 5G signal.

Zain KSA plans to rollout 60,000 Nokia FastMile 5G fixed wireless access Gateways across Saudi Arabia. The gateways will deliver stronger signal, better connectivity and ultra-high data speeds to every corner of homes and offices in the Kingdom. The move allows Zain KSA to support smart home and office adoption in the country with enhanced connectivity for smart devices by tapping into their 5G network and delivering Wi-Fi 6 inside the home. The combination guarantees an improved customer experience.

Commenting on this development, Eng. AbdulRahman bin Hamad AlMufadda, Chief Technology Officer at Zain KSA said "Rolling out our new 5G fixed wireless access routers comes in line with our digital transformation and 5G expansion strategy reiterating our role in serving the Kingdom’s society. Our mission from the start was to strengthen the 5G experience in the Kingdom horizontally & vertically. In alignment with Saudi Vision 2030 we will continue to invest further to enable the digital sector and the national digital transformation namely through: cloud computing, IoT, and AI; while simultaneously aiming to become the digital service provider of choice in the Kingdom.”

Nokia FastMile 5G gateways take advantage of the company’s self-optimizing mesh Wi-Fi 6 solution for real time Wi-Fi performance optimization. This deployment is also the first time eSIM has been used in a 5G fixed wireless access solution.


Watch the recording of a Telecom Review TV interview with Zain and Nokia - the opportunities in Fixed Wireless Access

Ultra-wide bandwidth

Enable data-rich applications and compelling digital media in the home.

Low latency

5G delivers the speed required for high-end gaming, the most latency-sensitive entertainment use case.

Save money

No site visit required. Customers can install their own routers, helping mobile operators to connect customers more cost-effectively.

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