NTT partners with Albemarle to deploy a private LTE/5G Network to enhance hybrid working and improve mining operations
NTT(Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) is a Japanese telecommunications company, announced today that the partnership with ALbermarlet corporation specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine, and refining catalysts, to deploy a pilot private LTE/5G and Wi-Fi network at Albemarle’s lithium mine in Kings Mountain, North Carolin and also to enhance hybrid working and improve mining operations
NTT’s global has expertise in connectivity, Albemarle has experience in various operations and now uses integrated technologies to ensure that surveys, assists, and maintenance activities can be conducted remotely.
“To enable collaboration and digital applications at our mining and processing sites, we require widespread, high-speed connectivity”, said Chuck Holley, Global Manager of IT Network Infrastructure, Albemarle.
“A private LTE/5G network is a great way we can do this cost-effectively, and NTT was our first choice to pilot a design, prove the technology and show the value. With a private LTE/5G network, we’re able to continue to seek out innovative solutions to some of our most pressing challenges.”
“We’re incredibly proud to be partnering and consulting with Albemarle on this innovative pilot”, said Parm Sandhu, Vice President, Enterprise 5G Products and Services, NTT.
“A private LTE/5G network will continue to transform business outcomes in mission-critical environments for Albemarle, and this is just the start of their journey. We look forward to working closely with the manufacturer as it continues to digitally transform its business for the future.”