Monday, 18 October 2021

Industrial 5G - 'More than technology for technology's sake'

Rowan Thomson
Wednesday 11 August 21

We recently caught up with Ste Ashton to discuss industrial 5G ahead of our upcoming Connected Britain event, which is being held in London this September.

Can you introduce yourself and your current role?  Hi, I’m Ste Ashton Digital Infrastructure and Connectivity Manager at Worcestershire County Council responsible for the broadband deployment projects, 5G projects and other aspects of digital connectivity; I am also lead at nexGworx, a new company established following the Industry 4.0 and Security focussed Worcestershire 5G Testbed.   What do you think will be the key use case or killer app that will support the business case for 5G in manufacturing?    I don’t think there will be one killer application or use case, there are some individual use cases that do require 5G on their own merit…

Can you introduce yourself and your current role?  Hi, I’m Ste Ashton Digital Infrastructure and Connectivity Manager at Worcestershire County Council responsible for the broadband deployment projects, 5G projects and other aspects of digital connectivity; I am also lead at nexGworx, a new company established following the Industry 4.0 and Security focussed Worcestershire 5G Testbed.   What do you think will be the key use case or killer app that will support the business case for 5G in manufacturing?    I don’t think there will be one killer application or use case, there are some individual use cases that do require 5G on their own merit…

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