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Embrace the evolution to 5G

5G unlocks a host of exciting new possibilities for telecommunications players. However, the increasing network density and complexity, ever-growing consumer demands, Internet of Things (IoT) and number of connected devices put massive amount of pressure on Network Operations Centers (NOCs). Efficient network operations are becoming key differentiators on the global marketplace of mobile network operators.  

Nokia NetAct is a field proven network management system that provides mobile network operators with a comprehensive view of multi-domain, multi-technology networks, including 5G, 4G/LTE, 3G and 2G. Nokia NetAct offers best-in-class applications for daily network operations, including configuration management, monitoring and surveillance, user and system administration, software management. NetAct supports network elements in mobile radio and core, Wi-Fi, IoT, public safety and telco cloud.

Nokia NetAct is a widely deployed network management system, with more than 500 customers worldwide.

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Seamless network management also in 5G

With NetAct, mobile network operators can easily handle the continuous growth of data. Its seamless management capability shows the biggest values when there are many technologies and layers in the networks. Nokia NetAct functionalities are developed to take care of 5G from day 1. This is also supported by the continuous introduction of premium features, for example zero-touch 5G rollout with Plug-and-Play functionality, mass base station rebuilding for smooth SRAN migration, or mass change verification on network elements.

Nokia is the first with fast pass DevOps

NetAct fast pass is an innovative solution from Nokia, which enables faster roll-out of new network element software releases by providing release independence between the network management system and network elements. From the start, NetAct fast pass has proven to be a powerful tool to ensure continuous software delivery and on-time operability alignment. It is an essential step towards DevOps in telco market.

Machine learning in network management

Nokia NetAct leverages big data and combines it with machine learning techniques for various functionalities. Being the central source of network-wide operations, NetAct also provides a great source of input for other machine learning applications in CSP networks. There are close collaborations ongoing between operators and Nokia on machine learning concepts and use cases, e.g. intelligent correlation of network alarms. These innovations help maximize the value of machine learning in network management.

More than 20,000 active NetAct users worldwide

Billions of performance counters handled per hour

Hundreds of network alarms handled per second

"Offering the best possible experience to our customers is a top priority at Telefónica UK. For many years, Nokia’s expertise and support have been instrumental in our end-to-end network operations. This includes the company’s network management system, Nokia NetAct, which gives us a consolidated view of our multi-domain, multi-technology network, and offers advanced tools for network element configuration and troubleshooting. In addition to the Nokia team’s excellent support and agile collaboration, NetAct fast pass ensures continuous software delivery and on-time operability alignment. This helps us reduce the time-to-market as well as maintain network quality and deliver the best network experience for our customers.”


Mick Joseph / OSS Design and Development Manager, Telefónica UK

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