Posts Tagged ‘mesh network’

Managing Head End Network Elements in Remote Mining Applications

Monday, August 26th, 2013

In order to ensure safety and efficiency, mine administrators need a means to communicate with both miners underground, and decision makers at company headquarters. There are several factors that complicate communication in mines; one is the remote location of most mining operations, and the other is the nature of the mine itself, where thick rock walls make normal cell communication unfeasible below ground. Although these two factors present a challenge, they also create a problem that is easily solved by the implementation of a 3G/4G modem based cellular broadband solution.