Close
Close

Published

UK ramps up 5G efforts by combining efforts of three universities

The UK is seeking to maximize the impact of its 5G program by linking testbeds at three universities via a new 5G Hub, which will receive £16m in investment. The funding was announced by the UK’s minister for digital, Matt Hancock. He said it will bring the universities – Bristol, Surery and King’s College London – together for the development of the “world’s first trials of end-to-end 5G systems”. Governments and stakeholders in China, Japan and South Korea might question that claim, but combining the efforts of the UK’s three main 5G-oriented academic programs should certainly increase the country’s impact on overall 5G R&D. The investment will fund developments at each of the three institutions, and enable them to work…

Close