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Intracom Telecom deploys wireless communication technology in an African mine

Posted by Daniel Gleeson on June 13, 2022

Intracom Telecom, a global provider of telecommunications systems and solutions, announced the delivery and deployment of its fixed wireless access ecosystem, the point-to-multipoint (PtMP) WiBAS™ platform and the uniMS™ platform, in the one of the largest mines in Africa.

The use of high-frequency PtMP technology over the vast area of ​​the mine is one of the many uses for this technology, says Intracom Telecom, with mining companies being able to take advantage of the latest technologies to ensure not only high capacity , but also a long range. to cover large areas and connect with lightweight network resources, remote points to a central hub.

Intracom Telecom claims to have pioneered the use of its PtMP technology for surface mining on the African continent, foreseeing the need for transmission technology capable of carrying two-way digital traffic at ultra-fast speeds.

In the harsh mining environment, WiBAS technology is used to deliver high-quality broadband services and avoid the costs and hassles associated with using cables, the company said. WiBAS systems can be easily installed in any facility and scaled to support larger coverage areas, with more devices and higher capacities if required.

In addition, with the uni|MS™ IoT control and management platform, mines make efficient use of their communication infrastructure. According to Intracom Telecom, the sophisticated alarm stream combined with key performance indicators, available on reports and charts, enhances the operator experience and ensures timely optimizations.

John Tenidis, Marketing Manager Wireless Network Systems at Intracom Telecom, said, “We have been serving our customers in Africa for their remote site connection needs in mines since 2011. We are very pleased to extend our cooperation with the one of the largest African operators. mines to provide modern communications to ground crews and machine operating personnel, while protecting and monitoring the mine perimeter.