When one of the world’s largest mining exploration and development companies invested in integrated remote operated mining centers (IROC), they turned to ITC Global to provide a high-performance satellite network for their real-time operations and communications.

    Africa & Australia

    • Iron Ore
    • Aluminum
    • Manganese
    • Nickel & Copper
    • Coal

    High-Performance Satellite Network

    Supporting real-time operations and communications.

    • Requirements

      Connect mine sites across Africa & Australia

      Support real-time automation systems

      Integrate with BHP network operations center

    • Solution

      Custom designed SCPC solution with dedicated links

      Data rates in excess of 20Mbps in each direction

      Carrier-in-carrier for maximum throughput

      Large 4.8M C-band antenna system

      Guaranteed “True CIR” solution

    • Outcome

      BHP Billiton deployed a first of its kind Integrated Remote Operations Center

      Improved operational efficiency for iron ore mining operations worldwide

      ITC Global & BHP Billiton won the WAiTTA Award for innovation telecommunications technology