5G IoT for Manufacturing – Resources

Manufacturing is undergoing a major generational shift. Industry 4.0 – the digitisation and advancement of manufacturing processes and ecosystem is set to create far more flexible, efficient and sustainable production lines. 5G for IoT underpins this transformation, offering manufacturing companies and their supply chain partners vastly improved visibility over all aspects of their business.

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Interview: KPN Expects 5G to Solve Manufacturing Challenges


Friday 11 Sep 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

KPN's Jacob Groote highlights learnings from the company's deployments with industrial giant Shell and work on 5G in agriculture.

Interview: Data is common Thread in Smart Manufacturing


Thursday 10 Sep 2020 | 5G | Big Data Analytics | Manufacturing |

Richard Vincent, Foxconn Industrial Internet, hails the potential of 5G and technology across all industries, while discussing the limitations of Wi-Fi on the factory floor.

Interview: Nokia Identifies Industrial 5G Ecosystem Challenges


Thursday 10 Sep 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

Dave Nowoswiat discusses Nokia's work in smart manufacturing and why the 5G ecosystem is currently limited.

Interview: IoT Expert Puts Operators First in Smart Production Push


Wednesday 9 Sep 2020 | 5G | Edge Computing | Manufacturing | Resources |

The GSMA's Neill Young discusses the potential of 5G within enterprise and highlights the mobile industry's progress so far.

Interview: T-Systems Bullish 5G Factories Will Beat COVID-19 Delays


Wednesday 9 Sep 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

T-Systems' Enno Borchers highlights the benefits of 5G in factory settings and notes key challenges in delivery.

Interview: Airbus Outlines Smart Sky Challenges


Wednesday 9 Sep 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

Airbus' Hakim Achouri discusses how the company has incorporated 4G into the aerospace industry and its vision for 5G.

Interview: Verizon Tips MEC as Key to Industry 4.0


Wednesday 9 Sep 2020 | 5G | Edge Computing | Manufacturing |

Following large-scale trial projects in the US, Verizon's Jim Kilmer discusses the operator's work with Corning and future applications of 5G in enterprise.

Interview: Ford UK Warns on 5G Factory Challenges


Monday 7 Sep 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

Ford UK’s 5GEM project lead explained a recent private network deal with Vodafone UK could be expanded, but cautioned replacing its entire existing infrastructure would take time.

Interview: Thomas Norén, Ericsson


Friday 4 Sep 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

Ericsson's Head of Dedicated Networks discusses how the need for private connectivity has changed in recent months and highlights major trends in the space.

GSMA Intelligence Spotlight: 5G Grants Operators an Opportunity to Address Manufacturing


Friday 14 Aug 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing | Resources |

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted several major challenges facing the manufacturing sector and the need for greater operational visibility, including in the supply chain.

Digital Transformation of Manufacturing and the Role of Operators in the 5G Era


Wednesday 12 Aug 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing | Resources |

[GSMA Intelligence] Manufacturing is recognised as a key strategic sector due to its large share of economic output and, increasingly, its focal point in the wider trend of digital transformation. Shocks to demand and supply chains associated with...

On-Demand IoT WebTalk: 5G IoT for Manufacturing – Transforming Industry with Mobile


Monday 18 May 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing | Manufacturing Technology | Resources |

In this IoT WebTalk, industry experts from ABB, Airbus, KPN, Telefónica, Verizon and the GSMA discuss benefits, recent developments and real-life use cases of 5G IoT for manufacturing.

Haier Intelligent Factory


Monday 11 May 2020 | 5G | Artificial Intelligence | Manufacturing |

GSMA, China Mobile, Huawei and Haier have completed a proof of concept encompassing the deployment of edge computing, 5G and machine vision into Haier’s manufacturing environment.

Nokia & ABI Research: Enterprise Digital Transformation Through Industry 4.0


Wednesday 6 May 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

The survey found that 74% of respondents are looking to upgrade their communications and control networks by the end of 2022 with more than 90% investigating the use of either 4G and/or 5G in their operations.

Webinar: Where does 4G/5G private wireless fit into the Manufacturer’s digitalization journey?


Tuesday 5 May 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

The Manufacturing sector is on an Industry 4.0 journey to digitalize and automate their facilities and operations. Wirelessly connecting all of their physical assets and employees is a critical step in this digitalization journey.

5G for Smart Manufacturing – Insights on How 5G and IoT Can Transform Industry


Thursday 23 Apr 2020 | 5G | Edge Computing | Manufacturing | Resources |

Through interviewing a number of major manufacturers regarding their insights into Industry 4.0, this report summarises and brings together knowledge of manufacturing and network technology to investigate how the manufacturing sector is approaching the...

Whitepaper: 5G Plug-and-Produce


Monday 20 Apr 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

[Nokia] Release 16 introduces a whole suite of new innovations for 5G, many of which will enable a seamless integration of fixed and wireless communication in industrial networks. One is 3GPP’s Time-Sensitive Communication (TSC), that will enable...

Ericsson and Hexagon Joint Host Webinar: 5G and Industry 4.0


Thursday 16 Apr 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

Ericsson and Hexagon experts in manufacturing and communication technologies discuss how 5G wireless networks facilitate greater automation and data-driven decision-making and help drive digital transformation within the manufacturing sector.

Webinar – The New Service and Maintenance Models: IIoT Technology Drives Revenue and Profit


Wednesday 1 Apr 2020 | 5G | Manufacturing |

[Copperberg] Hear from industry experts from Quant, Ericsson and PTC and learn more about the service efficiency for new revenue model, advances in edge connectivity and other business values for project success.

The Path to AI-Powered Industrial IoT by Cambridge Consultants & Hitachi Europe


Friday 20 Mar 2020 | Artificial Intelligence | Big Data Analytics | Manufacturing | Resources |

The number of cellular IoT connections will hit 3.5B in 2023 (Ericsson) collecting vast amounts of data. GSMA Intelligence forecasts $1.1 trillion in total IoT revenues for 2025, but 97% of organisations feel challenges to realising this opportunity.