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Internet of value

How can you transfer value as easily as you do data?

With resilient networks that enable blockchain and smart contracts.

We are now in the third stage of the internet's evolution where Web3 promises a more immersive and decentralized online world. Web3 is being touted as the future of the internet. This new block-chain-based web will fulfill a multitude of purposes, including the Internet of Value where value is transferred as easily, cheaply and reliably as data is transferred today. Decentralized trust, coordination, cooperation, and value exchange will reduce external transaction costs and make it easier and faster to outsource. Web 3.0 applications aim to achieve a higher degree of security and interoperability by building decentralized infrastructure. Instead, Web 3.0 applications will be running on distributed blockchain and cloud networks.

$469 billion

The global blockchain technology market is projected to grow to $469.49 billion by 2030, according to Fortune Business Insights.


Over half of business leaders mistakenly believe ‘blockchain’ and ‘cryptocurrency’ are interchangeable, according to Casper Labs.


Just roughly 30% of business leaders feel they have a strong understanding of smart contracts, web3 and distributed applications, according to Casper Labs.

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  • Consider your current role and capabilities as trusted connectivity providers and your ecosystem position as natural integrators, aggregators and distributors of technology.
  • Identify the strategic control point to decide where you want to play. Explore where you can play a role as sponsor, operator and custodian of the infrastructure that serves the broader ecosystem.
  • Take action now to avoid missed opportunities. Identify the capabilities and technology building blocks to invest in that will help your operations today as well as web3 tomorrow. Look at using blockchain for internal and external-facing solutions, including partner roaming settlement, identity services and 5G monetization.
  • Explore blockchain to enable secure and efficient authentication, access control and verification for devices and users in your 5G and 6G networks.
  • Look at facilitating dynamic spectrum sharing and management in 5G and 6G networks with blockchain, to improve the spectrum utilization and reduce interference among different network operators.
  • Explore blockchain distributed ledger technology to provide a trustless and transparent platform for data sharing and computing among different network entities, such as edge devices, base stations and cloud servers.
  • Enhance the efficiency and transparency of your networks by automating processes and contracts, and by providing a verifiable and immutable record of network activities and performance.
  • Integrate blockchain with artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the performance of 5G and 6G networks, such as optimizing network configuration, routing and resource allocation.
  • Research the potential of blockchain in wireless networks and develop a future comprehensive framework. Challenges with resource utilization, computational loads, delays and bandwidth overheads lead to a new set of issues that can be solved with the integration of blockchain, IoT and AI with 6G networks.


What’s next?

Nokia is embracing these principles in our business. We are adapting and innovating in a dynamic technology landscape to help businesses deliver advanced, hyperconnected customer experiences. We guide IT, operations, and network infrastructure evolution for success on the Internet of Value era.

We’ll help you understand what is needed to evolve your IT, operations, and network infrastructure to fully leverage the opportunities presented by the Internet of Value to transform your business for future success.