Finnish vendor Nokia introduced that it has signed 17 new 5G business agreements within the third quarter of the yr.

With these wins, the seller reached 100 business 5G offers with particular person prospects and a complete of 160 business 5G engagements, together with paid trials.

Nokia stated {that a} whole of 34 5G networks are already stay utilizing the corporate’s merchandise and options.

The seller added that it has a presence in “all 5G early adopter markets”, with offers with the highest 4 U.S. carriers and the highest three in each Japan and Korea.

Final week, Nokia introduced a 5G settlement with U.Okay. provider BT in addition to a renewed 5G take care of Finnish telco Elisa.

In a launch, the corporate stated that its 5G portfolio can also be gaining traction amongst enterprises. Enterprise prospects presently signify 12% of Nokia’s 5G offers, with current non-public wi-fi deployments together with Deutsche Bahn, Toyota Manufacturing Engineering and Sandvik.

Nokia stated that it expects additional progress within the enterprise section, including that it has a portfolio of 180 non-public wi-fi prospects, a lot of whom are anticipated emigrate to 5G.

In April, Nokia launched its Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) resolution that helps spectrum sharing amongst 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G applied sciences in a community.

In July, the Nordic vendor introduced it will possibly migrate 5 million legacy 4G radio models to 5G through a software program improve, making it simpler for operators to maneuver to 5G.

Nokia additionally made its 5G standalone (SA) non-public wi-fi expertise commercially out there in July.

In August, Nokia contributed to what it claimed to be the world’s first large-scale 5G SA launch with T-Cell US.

A few of its key prospects embody AT&T, Bell Canada, Dash,China Cell, China Unicom, China Telecom, SoftBank T-Cell US, US Mobile, Verizon, Swisscom, TDC, Telenor, Vodafone UK, O2 Germany, O2 UK, Wind ,  Etisalat, Optus, Orange France, Ooredoo, STC, KT, SK Telecom, Telia Firm, Vodafone Italy, Telus and Telstra.

Rival vendor Ericsson introduced in August that it had secured the corporate’s one hundredth business 5G settlement or contract with distinctive communications service suppliers. The Swedish vendor stated it presently has 109 5G offers globally together with 60 publicly introduced contracts and 62 stay 5G networks globally.

Ericsson has additionally labored with service suppliers, universities, expertise institutes, and business companions to develop and pursue 5G enterprise and shopper use instances. These use instances embody manufacturing facility automation, sensible workplaces, distant surgical procedure and different enterprise and Business 4.0 purposes.

A few of Ericsson’s key prospects embody AT&T, Dash, T-Cell US, US Mobile, Verizon, Bell Canada, Telus, Rogers, Swisscom, TDC, Telenor, Vodafone UK, Wind , Deutsche Telkom, O2 UK, Etisalat, Optus, Ooredoo, Orange France, Vodafone UK, STC, KT, SK Telecom and Telstra.