Four-party deal aims to promote 5G private networks in Thailand

Four-party deal aims to promotes 5G private networks in Thailand

State-owned telco Thai National Telecom (NT), Thai MVNO The WhiteSpace (The WSP), power management and electronic components specialist Delta Electronics (Thailand) PCL and Taiwan service provider Chunghwa Telecom have announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for collaboration in a 5G private network.

This cooperation is to introduce a 5G private network to actualize AR remote collaboration for application in assembly training, operation assistance, and visual equipment control at the main office and first plant of Delta Electronics (Thailand) in Bangpoo Industrial Estate, Thailand.

In the future, this joint plan will extend to the local government, manufacturing, tourism, medical or financial industries in Thailand. Chunghwa Telecom will provide its own multi-access edge computing (MEC) Intelligent A+, as well as design and planning experience. NT will provide the local 5G core network, while the WSP will provide local marketing and operation experience; these companies will also work together to create innovative application services for Delta’s smart factories.

The joint project will support the ‘Thailand 4.0’ innovative manufacturing plan and assist Thailand in accelerating the use of 5G innovative applications to introduce technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), information security, artificial intelligence (AI), and big data. In addition, the project will help realize innovative application services such as Thailand's smart manufacturing, remote collaboration, and smart medical care.

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