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What 5G Requirements Do Manufacturing Industries Have?

Published: 23 January 2019

ID: G00377418

Analyst(s): Kosei Takiishi, Wm. L. Hahn

Summary

5G will transform the manufacturing industry through CSPs’ advanced network-based capabilities, such as low latency and highly reliable communications. Technology product managers at CSP vendors should look into 5G to identify digital transformation opportunities in manufacturing.

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Analysis

  • Automotive OEMs Cannot Wait for Commercial 5G to Pursue the Mobility-as-a-Service Vision
  • Smart Factories Need 5G Network Slicing to Optimize and Automate Their Existing Procedures
  • Construction Industries Aim to Use 5G to Control Heavy Machinery Remotely
  • Manufacturing Industries Demand That 5G Covers Various Requirements, Depending on the Use Cases

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