What do airports, mines and oil platforms have in common? Private LTE networks are now emerging as important communications platforms for these challenging environments. Critical Communications World features a variety of exhibits and sessions that shed light on the future of industrial communication. Here is a rundown of what attendees can expect.
Mobile network operators around the globe have an opportunity to go beyond consumer-grade services as more nations seek LTE-based mobile broadband critical communications services. But first, these operators must understand the end user. Here is my take on how Critical Communications World 2018 can help an operator get a handle on the needs of this unique customer base.
The TCCA has created a new working group to foster cooperation with traditional LTE equipment suppliers. Will this move make a difference, or is it merely window dressing that avoids the larger issues impeding progress?