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Ericsson, Telefnica make 5G car manufacturing a reality for Mercedes-Benz

Aug 06, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Ericsson is teaming up with Telefnica Germany to enable 5G car production via a private 5G network for Mercedes-Benz at the companys Sindelfingen plant in southern Germany.

All production systems and machines in the new-build Factory 56 will be connected and operated via secure 5G with gigabit data rates and almost real-time latency times while handling large amounts of data. The 5G network will enable Mercedes-Benz to boost flexibility, production precision and efficiency as industry digi...