|Ericsson Private 5G set to transform secure on-site connectivity
- Ericsson Private 5G is a new, next-generation private cellular 4G and 5G network tailored to drive Industry 4.0 and the digital transformation of industrial sectors
- Optimizes and simplifies operations with cloud-based network management, zero downtime upgrades, guaranteed high performance and installation within hours
- Manufacturing, mining and process industry, offshore and power utilities, ports and airport sectors to be among the chief beneficiaries
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has launched Ericsson Private 5G. It offers secure and simple 4G LTE and 5G Standalone (SA) connectivity primarily targeting – but not limited to – manufacturing, mining and process industry, offshore and power utilities, as well as ports and airports.
Ericsson Private 5G optimizes and simplifies business operations with cloud-based network management, keeps sensitive data on-premise, has zero downtime upgrades and guarantees high performance through Service-Level Agreements (SLAs).
It is easily installed within hours at any facility and can be scaled to support larger coverage areas, more devices and higher capacity when needed. The product is designed to be flexible and will support a range of deployment sizes, depending on requirements, to suit varied needs. Businesses can manage their networks and integrate with IT/OT systems via an open API.
Ericsson Private 5G builds upon Ericsson’s 4G/5G radio and dual mode core technology, enabling a wide variety of use cases for both indoor and outdoor environments while integrating well with business operations, devices and applications. As a result, companies can improve productivity, give their customers more value and provide better working environments for employees.
Use cases include tracking assets and real-time automation to improve productivity in warehouses with digital twins that can help to optimize manufacturing operations. Efficient quality inspections can also be performed via augmented reality or smart surveillance drones to increase worker safety, particularly in potentially hazardous environments such as ports and mines.
Ericsson already has a significant track record of operational 4G and 5G private network deployments with customers worldwide. Ericsson Private 5G builds on the success of that solution portfolio and deployment insights, as well as insights from projects such as 5G-Industry Campus Europe.
Resource: https://www.ericsson.com/en/press-releases/2021/6/ericsson-private-5g-set-to-transform-secure-on-site-connectivity [back to news]