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30 Oct 2023

Global partnership with Nokia unlocks 5G potential

The IT Services business of NG Bailey, the UK’s largest independent engineering and services business, has launched a new partnership with Infinigate and the multinational telecommunications giant Nokia to accelerate the adoption of 5G technology in the UK.

The partnership will see IT Services, opening a new 5G Lab at its headquarters in Leeds, to support the development and practical demonstration of bespoke solutions to support IT Services’ work in a variety of sectors including healthcare, manufacturing, education, infrastructure.

This new facility will enable NG Bailey to further develop its unmatched technical expertise to be at the forefront of a technology which is transforming connectivity. This includes the development and deployment of 5G private wireless networks including Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) which will provide game-changing opportunities for the automation of manufacturing, logistics operations and ports.

Kelly Tedesco, managing director of NG Bailey’s IT Services business said: “5G has been touted as a game-changer within many industries and a key component to the advancement of the IoT agenda. It’s fantastic that we have one of the first state-of-the-art 5G labs in the UK as a result of this groundbreaking partnership with Nokia. It will enable us to demonstrate how we can transform connectivity to build better businesses, empower people and enrich lives.

“We’ve already seen success in supporting our clients such as Royal Mail to embrace automation and the latest in mobile technology. The deployment of 5G technology is the next step in supporting the future of connectivity and allowing our engineers to continue to unlock the potential that wireless technology offers business of all sizes with regards to the Internet of Things (IoT).”

“The partnership between NG Bailey IT Services and Nokia adds to our unrivaled technical expertise and the unmatched end-to-end capabilities that come from being part of the UK’s leading independent engineering and services business, and we’re excited to bring these state-of-the art solutions to our clients.”

Stephane Haulbert, Nokia Europe Partner Sales Leader said: “We are excited to partner with NG Bailey IT Services and Infinigate, enabling enterprise customers across industries to leverage the power of leading-edge 5G private wireless technology. In addition, providing 5G private wireless in the Lab in Leeds will enable their engineers to explore how the technology can be adapted and adopted to meet changing demands, providing increases in productivity and enhancing safety and security.”


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