Nokia to showcase private 5G at TISSOT UCI Track World Championships

During the 2022 TISSOT UCI Track World Championships, Nokia will provide massive capacity and high-speed connectivity at the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines National Velodrome, near Paris via its private 5G solution. The high-speed, low-latency link will allow arena operators and owners to connect thousands of spectators, participating cycling teams, security, and maintenance using 5G private wireless.
Nokia to showcase private 5G at TISSOT UCI Track World Championships

Nokia announced that it has joined the TISSOT UCI Track World Championships, which will be held near Paris in October 2022 as an official partner. It will assist the French Cycling Federation in deploying a 5G private wireless network at the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines National Velodrome. The event will provide fans with an immersive digital experience and improve security and safety.

Nokia is already partnering with the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Community on 5G projects in the 26 Ghz band at the National Velodrome. With 25,000 spectators expected over five days, the event provides a platform to showcase how 5G private wireless can meet the demands of thousands of people in an arena as they simultaneously access data and video over their devices.

5G’s low latency and high bandwidth will allow arena owners and communications service providers to provide new data-driven services at similar events.

Nokia’s private 5G solution for TISSOT UCI Track World Championships

Nokia Modular Private Wireless (MPW) will be used to deploy the private wireless network with mmWave for 5G. It will show how businesses in France may use 5G mmWave to accelerate their digital transformation.

Nokia will contribute to improving the viewing experience for fans in the arena and millions watching at home around the world by leveraging high-quality TV production and different streams, as well as new technology solutions.

TISSOT UCI Track World Championships: Private 5G Benefits

Teams from the French Cycling Federation will benefit from improved video capture and data analysis in real-time. The ability to communicate data and video rapidly will improve maintenance and security efforts while also ensuring the successful and safe conduct of the event.

In addition, sports teams will benefit, as more wearable technology is linked, allowing them to access real-time health and performance data and video to help them better prepare for races.

President of the Fédération Française de Cyclisme, Michel Callot

“As the eyes of cycling fans across the globe turn to France for this high-profile event next year, we are excited to work with Nokia to showcase how 5G technology can augment the digital experience for those at the stadium and for people watching at home.”, said Michel Callot, President of the Fédération Française de Cyclisme.

Head of Global Enterprise business at Nokia, Chris Johnson

“As a worldwide leader in private wireless technology, Nokia is excited to take part in this awesome opportunity to transform the digital experience for everyone at the event. The implementation of high-speed, high-bandwidth connectivity will allow spectators to experience the event like never before.”, said Chris Johnson, Head of Global Enterprise business at Nokia.

About Nokia

Nokia creates technology that helps the world act together. As a trusted partner for critical networks, they are committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed, and cloud networks. They create value with intellectual property and long-term research, led by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs. Adhering to the highest standards of integrity and security, they help build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.

About Tissot UCI Sports Partnerships

Cycling is one of the sports that Tissot has been most involved in, as it has been associated with various cycling events for the past 50 years. The brand had already been the Official Timekeeper of the Tour de France from 1988 to 1992. Proud of its Swiss roots, Tissot got further involved in 1995 by joining forces with the Union Cycliste Internationale. Since then, Tissot has been the Official Timekeeper of the Road, Track, Mountain Bike, and BMX Cycling World Championships and the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup.

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