Private Networks
into Industry 4.0
With the rise of diversified technologies and applications, the market’s expectation of Industry 4.0 is becoming a reality. To power new, innovative services, many enterprises and organizations are adopting powerful yet secure private networks in their workplaces.
Private networks powered by LTE or 5G provide a dedicated network in a specific area, which ensures the security, capacity, coverage, and reliability required to power innovations across different applications and industries. With a private network, enterprises have full control over their network resources, allowing customization to meet their unique business needs with greater performance and security – a functionality that is not possible with public networks.
A 4G LTE/5G private network has the capacity and capability to
ensure the level
of performance needed by an
organization. Users
or end devices with
access to a private network can count on;

high-speed capacity, coverage and low
latency required for
applications. Moreover, the network
can be easily adapted to
guarantee a service level performance

required by a specific application running
on the private network.
Guaranteed security
Many organizations require a high level of security to protect
data from intellectual property to national security. While public
networks cannot offer complete, independent control, a private
network ensures security not only through full
management and control, but also
by incorporating multi-layer
security measures.
When most organizations first launch a private network, they
deploy it with minimum capacity and scale, gradually expanding it
to meet more demands.
A private network can be scaled up or

down flexibly according to the
organization’s needs.
Enterprises and agencies have changing business needs that
often require adjustments to their equipment layout, or device
needs which will require changes in network architecture. With a
private network, organizations can freely and flexibly adjust their
network configuration according to the circumstances.
Where to use
a private network
  • Smart factory

    The manufacturing sector has been an early adopter of private networks. Machines, robots, and sensors in today’s manufacturing plants are automatically controlled in real-time by platforms connected through a network. Through more flexible and reliable wireless connectivity operational improvements from productivity gains and improving worker safety are being seen at these facilities. The development of various 5G-enabled technologies such as industrial robots, automated guided vehicles (AGVs), AR/VR work manual support, smart sensors, and intelligent surveillance through CCTV are creating a more efficient production environment. These solutions are also being used across other industrial environments such as construction sites, logistics facilities, and oil plants.

  • Campus networks

    In many office complexes and university campuses, a dedicated network is commonly provided through a wired network or Wifi. The dedicated network can be improved and modernized with a 5G private network. Such an upgrade allows for broadband internet service throughout the area, enabling people to work seamlessly and move freely around the campus without losing connection.

  • Public sector

    Private networks are widely used in environments where security is critical as it enables independent network operation, which in turn, guarantees a higher level of security. In military facilities or key national industrial sites, various solutions for safety assurance and protection such as drone-based aerial monitoring, CCTV real-time surveillance, intelligent video analytics and robot patrol can be connected through a highly secured private network.

  • Energy

    The smart grid is an advanced electrical transmission network that employs sensors, digital technologies, and IT resources to enhance its intelligence and efficiency to ensure a secure energy supply. Private network can be used for the smart grid to intelligently monitor and manage the facilities as well as contribute to more efficient energy production and distribution. Furthermore, the private network can be used to enhance worker safety and site efficiency by incorporating smart applications like real-time monitoring and AR-based site work manuals.

How to create

your own private network
The most common approach to building a private network is to
deploy all network components on-site, meaning they are
physically located where the enterprise or government needs
private network coverage. This method of implementation
allows full control of all systems as well as convenient, direct
management and maintenance. In addition, since all systems
are located on-premises, the network becomes more secure as
it not only offers full ownership over security protocols,
customization and access but also allows
for complete
separation from any public network.
Another way to build a private network is through network
slicing, which involves using a slice of Mobile Network
Operators (MNOs) commercial network for an independent
purpose. In this scenario,
MNOs can offer professional services
like deployment and maintenance, along with the network
slice, which can relieve customers of the responsibility of
handling and managing their private network.
Samsung offers

private network solution
Enterprises and organizations that wish to deploy private networks need a simple and quick solution that is easy to adopt. Samsung’s solution covers
all network equipment including the baseband, radio and core as well as a specialized management system. These elements are composed and
packaged as a ‘one-box solution’ optimized for customers who require immediate private network coverage at their sites.
Many governments are allocating the spectrum for private network usage, so when a customer requires the use of this band, Samsung provides a
range of radio solutions, including indoor radios, massive MIMO radios, and our own Massive MIMO Radios. The compact core is a solution specifically
designed for private networks. It contains all of the fundamental 5G Core functions but can be implemented in a single or few commercial servers
according to the required capacity, making it a simple and light solution to support easy installation of a private network. Samsung’s private network
management solution (PNMS) provides an easy and intuitive way to manage private networks efficiently and demonstrates how to most effectively
utilize the network.
Private network

in various industries
Samsung is actively providing our private network solution to customers from various industries and sectors,
collaborating with them to validate new use cases and realize its potential in the field.

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