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Telefonica sets up 5G network at Gestamp factory in Barcelona

Tuesday 10 November 2020 | 15:35 CET | News
Telefonica has teamed up with Spanish automotive components manufacturer Gestamp to launch a 5G-connected factory use case at one of the latter's plants in Barcelona. The aim of the Industry 4.0 project is to connect the entire factory to Telefonica's 5G network to improve the decision-making process. Industrial equipment such as robotic welding cells have been connected to the network and Multi Access Edge Computing (MEC) system with a view processing data in real time and converting the concept of a smart factory into a reality, said the operator.

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