Swedish mines to benefit from 5G technology

14 October, 2015 - 14:33

"5G technology from Ericsson could soon be used to improve communication and remote control operations in the mines of Sweden.

A project designed to improve productivity and safety in traditionally dangerous environments is being run by Ericsson, ABB, Boliden, SICS Swedish ICT and Volvo Construction Equipment.

In the pilot phase of the project, a 5G development system consisting of new and existing technologies will be used to remotely control a Volvo truck used for transporting ore within the mine. The actual location for the pilot is still to be chosen from a shortlist of mines operated by Boliden."

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