Most commonly used mobile access technologies such as WiFi or public LTE networks are unable to meet the connectivity requirements of industries. The continuous investments and improvements in cellular technology on a global scale are making it compelling for governments and industries to explore its use for private networks.
Enterprises and service providers both are looking at the efficiencies that a private LTE or 5G network can bring to their business.
Industrial connectivity is business-critical and there can’t be any compromises on the security front. In industries such as public safety, mining, oil and gas, railways etc. their networks are tasked with mission-critical processes where consumer and employee safety are at stake. With a private network, enterprises can get full local control and edge processing to guarantee reliability and security. It can be designed to meet the tough business- and mission-critical requirements of users with critical communication needs to be fully reliable when even lives are dependent on the performance of the communication.
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