Deutsche Telekom and Endress+Hauser, Partners to Digitalize the Process Industry

The expansion of 5G campus networks answers the needs of smart factories

  • October 1, 2019
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  • Deutsche Telekom and Endress+Hauser, Partners to Digitalize the Process Industry
    Deutsche Telekom and Endress+Hauser, Partners to Digitalize the Process Industry

Already Europe’s largest telecommunications company, Deutsche Telekom plans to expands its 5G campus networks together with industrial partners to provide an infrastructure for smart factories. The company’s partnership with Endress+Hauser will explore solutions in the field of process automation. Claudia Nemat, member of the Deutsche Telekom Board of Management, Technology and Innovation, stated, “Building a complete 5G ecosystem for industry will accelerate the pace of digitalization in industry.”

Developing smart solutions for measurement and automation technology

Measuring expert Endress+Hauser connects its existing installations to 5G networks via HART gateways and supplies its field devices with mobile communication modules, enabling data sharing in real-time. On the importance of this partnership Matthias Altendorf, CEO of Endress+Hauser, remarked, “5G campus networks open up a second signal path that is independent of the plant’s control system and thus make it possible to tap this potential.”