Toyota taps Nokia for private LTE network

5G News

Automaker Toyota selected Nokia to deploy a private LTE network to support a range of IoT-based devices at its manufacturing design division, with plans to upgrade to 5G.

In a statement, the vendor said it will work with local systems integrator NS Solutions to build an industrial-grade mobile network at Toyota Production Engineering’s site in Fukuoka, Japan.

The deployment covers the core network, base stations and a cloud-based operation monitoring system, along with Nokia’s LTE evolution technologies, marketed under the name 4.9G.

Donny Janssens, customer team head of enterprise at Nokia Japan, said its 5G-ready private network will enable Toyota to integrate next-generation manufacturing use-cases which “help accelerate its digital transformation and realise its future automotive IoT vision”.

NS Solutions is responsible for wireless area design, licence application support, system construction, and on-going maintenance and operation.

Nokia said the private network contract builds on existing relationships with Toyota Production Engineering and NS Solutions.


Back

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Verizon, AT&T dial back promotions amid cable onslaught
Can Private Wireless Networks Shape Tomorrow’s Enterprise?
IoT World – 5G Americas
3 Things to know when transitioning to mmWave
Hacking group LightBasin broke into at least 13 mobile networks – report

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *