Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson Partner for Smart Manufacturing

Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson Partner for Smart Manufacturing Image Credit: Deutsche Telekom

German service provider Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson have announced a strategic campus networks partnership to address the growing market demand in Germany for mobile solutions at industrial sites.

It is designed to support diverse use cases for enterprise customers in manufacturing; factory shop floors, logistics centers, airports and harbors. The physical parameters of each use case comprise the ‘’campus’’.

Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson have announced a strategic partnership to bring their deep market and industry expertise to jointly serve industrial enterprise customers with Campus Networks. The solution addresses the growing market demand for industrial solutions based on cellular technology. These will support diverse use cases on manufacturing shop floors, or at logistic centers, airports and harbors. 

Uniquely combining public and private cellular networks provides the best coverage, capacity and availability on the campus and in the wider area of activity. Customers will benefit from improved security, efficiency and sustainability of operations. 

The collaborative approach ideally positions both parties to capture and service the emerging 4.0 market sector, starting with LTE-based services. An intense customer cooperation and innovation focus will support the partners to develop towards future-tailored services based on 5G features. 

Adel Al-Saleh, CEO of T-Systems and Board Member of Deutsche Telekom
This unique partnership draws on the best of both companies to accelerate our clients’ automation and customer responsiveness today and into the future. 

Arun Bansal, President and Head of Europe & Latin America, Ericsson
Our close partnership with Deutsche Telekom will no doubt continue to showcase innovation and customer-focused solutions that will raise the bar for smart manufacturing.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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