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By A.J. Roan
Metal Tech News 

Nokia underground 5G connectivity pilot

Trial successfully marks future connections for LATAM mining Metal Tech News – September 29, 2021


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 12:44pm

Nokia AngloGold Ashanti Colombia 5G underground network industrial-grade

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

With the fast-coming digitization and digitalization of the mining industry, 5G has been the lynchpin technology barring full implementation until now.

Nokia and AngloGold Ashanti Colombia Sept. 23 announced they are testing the potential for safe, sustainable, and efficient deployment of a 5G standalone industrial-grade network in a challenging underground mine environment in Jerico, Columbia.

Four mining use cases were tested as part of this trial carried out in collaboration with Epiroc, Sandvik, Tigo, and OSC Top Solutions – mission-crit...

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