Monday, 22 October 2018

UK government awards £25m in funding to six 5G projects

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Monday 12 March 18

The award was made on the 1st anniversary of the launch of the government's Digital Strategy, which seeks to expedite Britain's transformation into a truly digital economy

The UK government has allocated £25m in new funding to six 5G pilot schemes across the country.  The six projects are run by small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), universities and local authorities and are spread out across the length and breadth of the United Kingdom. The projects will each help to pave the way for the roll out of 5G technology in the coming years.  The £25m funding is part of the government's broader £1 billion Digital Strategy, aimed at developing the UK's digital economy.  "One year on from the Digital Strategy, we are delivering on our commitments to create a Britain fit for the future, with a thriving digital economy that works for everyone. The ground-breaking projects announced today will help to unlock 5G and ensure the benefits of this new technology are felt across the economy and wider society,&quot…

The UK government has allocated £25m in new funding to six 5G pilot schemes across the country.  The six projects are run by small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), universities and local authorities and are spread out across the length and breadth of the United Kingdom. The projects will each help to pave the way for the roll out of 5G technology in the coming years.  The £25m funding is part of the government's broader £1 billion Digital Strategy, aimed at developing the UK's digital economy.  "One year on from the Digital Strategy, we are delivering on our commitments to create a Britain fit for the future, with a thriving digital economy that works for everyone. The ground-breaking projects announced today will help to unlock 5G and ensure the benefits of this new technology are felt across the economy and wider society,&quot…

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