According to MPA Singapore, maritime 5G will provide faster and more reliable communication connectivity in our port waters.
ennis Khoo, MPA’s Director of Maritime Systems and Technology, have been working with telco such as M1 to provide good network connectivity at sea and other partners to enable maritime applications.
Maritime 5G is to provide good network connectivity out at sea in out major anchorages, fairways, terminals and boarding grounds.
..Dennis Khoo said.
As explained, there is traditionally connectivity that allows all kinds of consumer based applications, such as gaming even for industry applications, like robotics and manufacturing.
At sea we are looking at maritime applications for crew welfare.
According to the video, one of the very first users of Maritime 5G is Fullerton Health. Since July 2023, seafarers have accessed this service at sea.
Dr. Faizal Kassim, Medical Director, Fullerton Health Group highlights that accurate teleconsult needs audio and good video feed. So that a doctor can make a good informed diagnosis and also treatment.
With 5G, it enables a very high fidelity video resolution and also a good audio feed.