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Downtime a ‘thing of the past’ – Husky Terminal taps Nokia for LTE at Port of Tacoma

Nokia has deployed a private LTE network for US port operator Husky Terminal and Stevedoring, based at the Port of Tacoma in Washington, in the northwest of the US. The new network, running in CBRS spectrum, covers around 115 acres, including all of the container yard; Nokia said coverage across the entire site has been achieved with six antennas in four locations – compared to 39 access points to achieve the same coverage range with Wi-Fi.

Husky Terminal stated: “Regular disconnections and packet loss that we experienced over Wi-Fi, that created downtime and impacted productivity, are now a thing of the past.”

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