Ericsson: 5G Pilot launched to make Swedish mines safer and more productive

14 October, 2015 - 14:22

"Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) is to launch a pilot project that will use 5G technology for communication and remote control operations. A collaboration between several Swedish companies, the project is set to improve productivity and safety in the Swedish mining industry."

"The mining industry pilot is a joint cooperation between Ericsson, ABB, Boliden, SICS Swedish ICT and Volvo Construction Equipment. Its aim is to find solutions that can be applied in an industry that has traditionally been seen as having a hazardous and challenging operational environment."

Read the full press release here.