The high reliability and low latency of 5G unlocks the ability to control critical services and infrastructure. This creates new opportunities for public safety, government, city management and utility companies.

Benefits

5G will be a key enabler of the future digital world. It will bring about new service capabilities for industrial stakeholders thanks to the unprecedented on-demand performance and real-time reactivity. For example, energy and water utilities will be capable of connecting to millions of networked devices, taking real-time, intelligent and autonomous decisions.

Technology enablers

5G radio access
  • Massive density
  • Device cost
  • Significantly reduced signalling - device energy consumption
  • Soft-SIM or no-SIM operation for (at least) sensor type devices.
  • Always available and basic services e.g. emergency calls
5G core network
  • Integrate infrastructure network within network slices
  • Reliability
  • Roundtrip latency in 1 ms range
5G management & orchestration
  • Orchestration of a big amount of data and input interfaces
  • Common view for all the utility/infrastructure suppliers
  • Co-relate and process different inputs for fast respons

Target users

  • Public and private policing
  • Energy distributors
  • Water distributors

Opportunity areas

  • Public safety
  • Mission critical utilities – energy active grid
  • Mission critical utilities – water active grid

5G technology brings

  • Security (from hackers)
  • Real-time, intelligent and autonomous decision
  • Robust coverage
  • Reliability
  • Sustainability

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