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TERAGO has established Canada’s premier 5G MMwave private network for Industry 4.0 research at McMaster University’s new Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) in Hamilton, Ontario. Over the next three years, this network will enable researchers to test and develop advanced manufacturing technologies utilizing 5G MMwave capabilities.
In partnership with Ericsson and Saab, Purdue University Airport has unveiled a one-of-a-kind 5G network designed to function as a “lab to life” testing ground. This platform will enable academics, researchers, and businesses to create scalable commercial solutions aimed at enhancing operations and security for airports of varying sizes.
German chemical firm BASF plans to establish a private 5G network at a facility in Belgium’s Port of Antwerp, partnering with local networking expert Citymesh. This development, which follows a series of cellular-connected Industry 4.0 trials in the region, has been dubbed “the first private 5G network” in the port by local media.
Schneider Electric, Capgemini, and Qualcomm Technologies have announced their collaboration on a first-of-its-kind 5G-enabled automated hoisting solution. The three companies have joined efforts on the design and installation of the solution at Schneider Electric’s hoisting lab in Grenoble, France. Replacing wired connections with wireless and unifying existing wireless connections from Schneider Electric’s industrial automation system, the 5G Private Network solution demonstrates how it can simplify and optimize digital technology deployment at scale across industrial sites — from steel plants to ports.
DT’s new offer has standardized 5G campus network solutions. The end-to-end solution is based on Microsoft Azure’s private MEC platform, featuring an edge platform and networking capabilities that will allow your business to utilize modern connected applications. This concept was specifically designed with small and medium businesses in mind, as well as those who already have an established landscape of Azure products at their disposal.
Verizon Business and KPMG LLP have collaborated as part of their alliance relationship to deliver 5G solutions designed to help transform the healthcare and life sciences sectors. KPMG has now deployed Verizon’s Private 5G wireless network into its Ignition Center inside KPMG Lakehouse to further that collaboration. Building on top of this next-generation network, KPMG is creating a Healthcare Lab experience where clients can interact and experiment with the latest in healthcare technologies while helping to define their own future healthcare vision powered by Verizon 5G.
This project entails communication between multiple drones in mid-air and various interconnected urban elements for the successful delivery of a package to its designated mobile collection point. It combines multiple technologies – including 5G, C-V2X communications (the same technology employed in modern connected cars), RTK technology, and mobile location. This proposal, a part of Telefónica’s 5G Madrid project, has been made possible by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation through with co-financing from FEDER funds under the established call for 5G grants. To ensure the success of this project, Telefónica has partnered with Correos as their use case recipient and also teamed up with Gradiant, Ericsson, and Genasys.
Verizon’s Managed Private Wireless solution includes full in-game support for on field coach-to-coach communications.
Cellnex and Nokia to deploy private 5G network in ADIF logistics centers to boost digitalization, process automation, and cost reduction in rail freight transport.
Portland General Electric (PSE) partners with Expeto to accelerate grid modernization, renewable energy outcomes, and enhanced worker safety.
Verizon’s private 5G wireless network will enable use cases such as increased shop floor visibility, improved quality assurance and reduced defects, material handling automation, and workplace safety.
Bharti Airtel and Apollo Hospitals claimed that they have successfully conducted a 5G-driven Artificial Intelligence (AI) aided Colonoscopy trial in India. This trial was able to detect colon cancer more rapidly and precisely. HealthNet Global, AWS, and Avesha also collaborated to make this trial successful.
M1 and its subsidiary, AsiaPac Technology (AsiaPac), have joined forces with Keppel Data Centres to offer 5G Standalone (SA) connectivity and edge computing solutions for the National Museum of Singapore as well as the Children’s Museum Singapore, enabling them to create more tailored and personalized exhibits.
Vodafone Business and Porsche announced they constructed Europe’s first hybrid private 5G network. The coverage stretches over 700 hectares and allows secure LTE and 5G connectivity from both public and private networks on one site. Porsche 5G network is deployed at the Nardo Technical Center (NTC), situated in southern Italy’s Apulian region.
In collaboration with nexGWorx and MTC, BT successfully deployed a Release 15 5G network based on Nokia technology. What lessons does MTC’s 5G private network offer for legacy manufacturing?
Nokia will deploy its 5G-ready IP/MPLS multiservice, mobile core, and radio access network (RAN) solutions at Société du Grand Paris (SGP) to support the implementation of four automated train lines that link 200 kilometers of Paris and up to two million passengers a day. The contract builds on Nokia’s relationship with SGP following the deployment of an LTE wireless network system to provide critical network connectivity across three of the new Paris metro lines.
The world’s first demonstration of an automated driving application supported by 5G Standalone network slicing with controlled network features for QoS (Quality of Service) was announced by Deutsche Telekom, BMW Group, Valeo, Qualcomm, and Ericsson. The partners looked into how 5G SA network slicing with various QoS features can provide successful automotive use case scenarios.
Federated Wireless and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deploy private wireless at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) to support the university’s 5G innovation network. The deployment will increase research capabilities, enhance bandwidth, and advance connectivity across the campus of San Luis Obispo, California.
Telecom Infra Project (TIP) introduces a blueprint for a cloud-native, scalable, and cost-effective private 5G network.
Fujitsu Limited will embark on a series of field trials together with Fujitsu Research Institute Limited at its Yokohama Data Center, aiming to promote the digital transformation of data centers, boosting operational resilience and process automation by utilizing private 5G network technology for equipment inspection.
Together with Combitech, Holmen Iggesund has launched a revolutionizing private 5G network that will enable Iggesund Mill to, step-by-step, become one of the most efficient and the most digitally advanced paperboard mills. This is the first step to connect the entire operations at the Iggesund Mill, and more areas will be included to secure the position as the most efficient and reliable mill in Sweden.
Cybersecurity and telecom providers from around the world can now test their technologies and use cases in OneLayer’s digital twin private network environment
Nokia to support Nedaa on its journey to delivering next-generation 5G network capabilities by upgrading its networks and developing innovative use cases. Nedaa is targeting segment-oriented solutions by introducing network slicing to improve public safety and smart city services for concerned organizations and citizens, as well as lay the foundations for more advanced services such as metaverse. 
Brazilian mobile operator TIM is partnering with Nokia to develop a private 5G network in Brazil’s Santos port.
American Tower Company (ATC) seeks authorization from the Federal Communications Commission to test the performance of a private 5G wireless network within the confines of an indoor commercial mall in Las Vegas, with the ultimate objective of deploying of hybrid public/private 5G wireless networks. An illustrative practical application of this testing of the private 5G network would be the activation and control of robotic in-store cleaners within mall stores after hours.
Ericsson and Becker Mining Systems AG are unearthing the future of smart mining following the signing of a multi-country reselling agreement. Becker Mining Systems AG has selected Ericsson as the 5G network partner of choice to provide Ericsson Private 5G (EP5G) and private network solutions.
JMA Wireless and telecommunications equipment supplier RIVA Networks are adding private 5G capabilities to the legacy cellular networks at the U.S. Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), Rome Research Site (RRS) — which is dedicated to command, control, and communications research and development — as part of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) ongoing modernization efforts.
Orange Belgium and KPN will investigate how 5G technology can accelerate the further digitalization of one of Europe’s most important waterways. The aim is to define a low-altitude cross-border digital corridor for mobility applications and aviation that will make key nodes in the global supply chain, namely ports and hinterland waterways, more efficient, secure and sustainable. The high speed and ultra short response times (low latency) of the 5G networks will ensure secure and highly reliable connectivity.
NTT deploys private 5G network in Las Vegas. The network will serve as an open platform available to local businesses, government, and educational institutions for deploying innovative solutions to enrich the lives of Las Vegas citizens and visitors.
T‑Mobile’s 5G reach and availability enables InDro Robotics to provide customers with higher quality surveillance, improve site safety and reduce costs.
T-Mobile, Pano AI and Portland General Electric are deploying 5G-connected cameras to enable AI-powered active wildfire detection that identifies the first sign of wildfires so emergency crews can respond before they grow out of control.
Private 5G network’s high data throughput and low latency will make a significant difference to Nestlé’s industrial environment, transforming the ways goods are produced and delivered.
Nokia will deploy its 5G private wireless Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) solution at the MEXT Technology Center, connecting more than 10 manufacturing use cases on display and adding more.
The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Verizon to install & maintain a private 5G network located in an aircraft maintenance hangar at a joint military base in Hawaii.
Nokia partners with Flex Brazil to deploy 5G SA private wireless networks in its manufacturing facilities. Initial use cases will focus on increasing wireless applications and exploring the potential of 5G for reliable connectivity, massive transfers of operational data, and greater layout flexibility on the shop floor.
MTN private networks will provide mines & ports guaranteed coverage and capacity for their operations, data & voice services, cloud computing, improved cybersecurity, and unified communications.
Chunghwa Telecom will validate open RAN-based solutions in private network deployments and also streamline its own 5G enterprise offering. 
Samsung will provide its advanced private 5G network solutions to an array of entities in the public and private sectors — including energy, safety, water resource management, medical services and medical education.
Private 4G/5G provides Teltech’s 200,000 sqft warehouse to retain the accuracy needed for inventory levels, without allocating costly and hard-to-acquire human resources, allowing them to keep more focus on higher-performing functions.
With in‑stadium 5G upgrades, T-Mobile now delivers average speeds up to 10 times faster than before, with more upgrades to come.
Vodafone and Bayer deployed private 5G network in a greenhouse in Germany to gain new knowledge about plant health quickly and make industry and agriculture even more sustainable with automated processes and real-time processing of large amounts of data.
BBC R&D tested 5G standalone non-public networks to provide live pictures of 2022 Commonwealth Games from the center of Birmingham. British Telecom (BT) provided the network and backhaul and Vislink subsidiary Mobile Viewpoint provided the technology that encodes and manages the video stream over the networks.
Kajeet Smart Private 5G™ Platform and Samsung’s latest 5G RAN innovations to power smart cities, school campuses, utility grids, & factories. The education sector will be the first area of focus for the Kajeet and Samsung collaboration.
Ericsson and Vodafone have launched a new preemptive support service for private 5G networks using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to ensure efficient operations at the Foxconn factory in Komárom, Hungary.
Vodafone Idea (Vi) is conducting a trial on the use of street furniture for 5G Small Cells and Aerial Fibre deployment in Bhopal and Bengaluru Smart Cities for 5G small cells.
BAI Communications (BAI), Sunderland City Council , and the University of Sunderland have announced a new partnership to deploy advanced wireless technologies across the university’s campuses as part of the smart city rollout, supporting research in key areas, enhancing teaching, and improving the student experience.
British Telecom has announced it will deploy a private network at the northeastern port of Tyne in Britain and is expected to go live later this year. The private 5G network will provide fast and low latency connectivity across the port’s facilities.
The commercial On Site 5G sale brings 5G to The Port Of Virginia for high-bandwidth industrial uses and secure day-to-day networking
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