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Private Networks for the Mining Industry

As revenue from the mobile consumer market continues to decline, wireless telco vendors and operators are looking at other verticals for new growth opportunities. ABI Research identified the mining sector as one of the potential verticals where wireless telco vendors and operators can venture into. The mining industry has always been the leader in technology innovation. In recent years, mining companies have relied on wireless technology to deploy autonomous vehicles in mining operations. In this report, ABI Research explores the types of technologies being deployed in private networks in mining, in addition to recommendations and future market forecasts.

Table of Contents

  • 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 2. PRIVATE NETWORKS IN MINING
    • 2.1. Current Communication Solutions in Key Mining Stages
    • 2.2. Mining Scenarios and Associated Technologies
    • 2.3. Summary of Current Communication Solutions
  • 3. KEY TECHNOLOGIES IN PRIVATE NETWORK
    • 3.1. Leaky Feeder
    • 3.2. Precision GNSS
    • 3.3. RFID
    • 3.4. THROUGH-the-Earth
    • 3.5. Trunked Radio
    • 3.6. Wi-Fi Mesh
    • 3.7. Wired Broadband
    • 3.8. Wireless Broadband
    • 3.9. Summary
  • 4. PRIVATE NETWORK MARKET SIZE AND MARKET DRIVERS
    • 4.1. Sizeable Market Opportunities
    • 4.2. Integration of IT and OT
    • 4.3. Innovative Connectivity
    • 4.4. Automated Processing
  • 5. KEY VENDORS
    • 5.1. Cisco
    • 5.2. Core Network Dynamics
    • 5.3. Ericsson
    • 5.4. Huawei
    • 5.5. JMA Wireless
    • 5.6. MeshDynamics
    • 5.7. Newtrax
    • 5.8. Nokia
    • 5.9. ORBCOMM
    • 5.10. PBE Group
    • 5.11. Rajant
  • 6. RECOMMENDATIONS