Private Networks for industries

Industrial digitalization has created a great demand for local private networks. Using our leading LTE and 5G technology, we deliver standalone and integrated Private Networks for reliable high-performance, secure communications, fulfilling business-critical and mission-critical needs.

Private networks on the edge

Our on-premises Private Network solutions with flexible deployment model, enabling industrial use cases in many verticals. Click through our virtual demo to learn more.

Private networks for industries

Enable industry digitalization with flexible deployment for various verticals such as Airport, Mining, Utility, Manufacturing. Secure communication with full control of coverage, devices and Quality of Services

Private networks - dedicated network

Private networks to address latency, data privacy and reliability demands.

New business models are emerging for industries. From owning and operating their own networks, industries with critical communication needs are now procuring private networks and services that leverage service providers’ existing network assets and operations – without compromising required local control.

Industrial digitalization has created a high demand for local private networks. Using our leading LTE and 5G technology, we deliver standalone and integrated Private Networks. These provide reliable, high-performance, secure communications, fulfilling business-critical and mission-critical needs. Our solutions enable the integration of sensors, machines, in-vehicle, and hand-held devices across a wide range of applications for industry enterprises.

With our Private Networks solutions, we help communication service providers create growth by maximizing their existing network and spectrum assets through flexible deployment models. The solutions can be tailored to a range of scenarios including: indoor and outdoor, data and voice, standalone or integrated with public networks.

We are deploying large-scale 4G and 5G Private Networks in multiple countries and applying 5G for advanced industries. Our Private Networks solutions are enhanced with Edge computing and network slicing, and are adapted according to specific service providers’ needs.

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Private networks and cloud-based operational business systems will enable airports and airlines to carry out their digital transformation.


As mining operations dig deeper into the earth, industry digitalization increases productivity by connecting more assets, automating more processes and analyzing more data.


Better connectivity is the foundation to gain the value, efficiencies and productivity of Industry 4.0 concepts and use cases in factories.


Powered by 5G and private networks, a connected port brings more vessels, more trade and an increase in sustainable development.

Oil and gas

Private networks provide reliable connectivity for increased effectiveness, productivity and safety for the platforms, drilling rigs and workforce offshore.


Utilities face a dramatic business and technological transformation. More players in the ecosystem have become interconnected and interdependent through cellular private networks.

Key offerings

Ericsson Private Networks

Enables business-critical and mission-critical industrial use cases with 4G and 5G connectivity. Offers scalable and highly reliable solutions for industries through service providers.

Enterprise Core

Enables standalone data connectivity for industries and enterprises, solving the mobility needs of a wide range of sectors from public safety and mission-critical IoT to transport and utilities.

Managed Services

Using AI and automation for highly efficient operations of private networks and fulfill the next level of mission and business critical network requirements.

Mission Critical Applications

Enables mission-critical and business-critical users, such ambulance and industries to evolve from today´s Land Mobile Radio (LMR) based Push-to-talk to advanced mobile broadband services.


New Telekom campus network goes live in Leipzig with Ericsson as vendor

With Ericsson as network supplier, Deutsche Telekom has deployed its innovative campus network solution – a combination of private and public networks – in a new campus network site in Leipzig, the fourth one the German service provider has set up in Europe.

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Ericsson, O2 and Northumbrian Water trial 5G utility benefits

Ericsson, UK Communications Service Provider O2 and English utility Northumbrian Water are partnering on 5G trials to increase productivity, efficiency and safety in the sector.

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5G-Industry Campus Europe

Ericsson and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT) have launched 5G-Industry Campus Europe, the continent’s largest industrial 5G research network, to jointly explore with companies and research partners further areas in which 5G can be applied within production and to test these as practically as possible.

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5G car manufacturing in Germany

Automotive 5G manufacturing production is now a reality for German electric microcar company e.GO Mobile AG at its Aachen complex, enabled by 5G connectivity from Ericsson and Vodafone Germany.

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Papers & reports

Private LTE & 5G networks report (Courtesy of GSA)
Mar 20, 2020 | Report

The shift to renewables with connected power distribution grids
Mar 16, 2020 | Report

Ericsson Mobility Report
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Ericsson Mobility Report November 2019
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Network evolution journey
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