Private 5G trials are underway in India enabling digital transformation of enterprises with the power of 5G
MUMBAI, India, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler, today launches a dedicated Private 5G Global Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Pune, India to accelerate Industry 4.0 applications and capabilities for enterprises. This new CoE is an agile, secure and indoor facility to test and trial industry use cases. Tata Communications has developed use cases across automotive, metals and mining, airports and seaports, manufacturing, logistics and healthcare sectors. The Company will be well positioned to enable and empower global enterprises to seamlessly progress into the hyperconnected world.
With trials underway, Tata Communications will be able to demonstrate private 5G use cases such as automated quality inspection of equipment using video and image analytics, inventory management and asset tracking, warehouse theft detection, AR/VR-based remote worker collaboration, and video-powered retail purchase, to name a few. The Company is following robust measures, including Interoperability tests to assess compatibility of the Company’s private network with different devices and, rigorous monitoring and testing to ensure stable connectivity throughout the test duration at the CoE.
Speaking on the occasion, Mysore Madhusudhan, Executive Vice President, Collaboration and Connected Solutions, Tata Communications, said, "5G has the transformative power to be a game changer for all. We are encouraged and excited about leveraging this technology to enable the future of enterprises and economies. Early test results in our Global Centre of Excellence have proved to be very positive providing an evolutionary path towards Industry 4.0 scenarios to varied industries. We believe this Centre is well poised to empower enterprises for a hyperconnected tomorrow."
As outlined in ‘5G the 5M way’, Tata Communications envisions the 5G era to focus on automating the interplay between Man-Machine-Material-Method-Market to enable a holistic ecosystem. This ecosystem will enable enterprises to achieve business goals, unlock new revenue sources, business models and have the ability to address new markets through secure and digital experiences.
In addition, Tata Communications already has two Centres of Excellence (CoEs) in Delhi and Mumbai, India engaged in designing, building and demonstrating multiple Internet of Things (IoT) use cases. Here, the Company has successfully showcased several use cases of smart streetlights, connected workers, smart utility meters for water, gas and energy, asset tracking, and temperature and humidity sensors, to name a few.
Tata Communications is on a mission to empower digital enterprises across industries as well as smart cities with end-to-end connected solutions. For more information, please visit www.tatacommunications.com.
About Tata Communications
A part of the Tata Group, Tata Communications (NSE: TATACOMM) (BSE: 500483) is a global digital ecosystem enabler powering today’s fast-growing digital economy in more than 190 countries and territories. Leading with trust, it enables digital transformation of enterprises globally with collaboration and connected solutions, core and next gen connectivity, cloud hosting and security solutions and media services. 300 of the Fortune 500 companies are its customers and the company connects businesses to 80% of the world’s cloud giants. For more information, please visit www.tatacommunications.com
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