Government issues more funding for 5G test projects 5G

A further nine projects have received public funding from the £200 million 5G testbeds and trials initiative as the government steps up its efforts to see how next-generation technology can boost the economy following Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic.

As much as £15.2 million has been handed out to ‘5G Create’ projects spanning the creative, tourism, events, construction, and logistics industries with the remaining £13.1 million stumped up by the private sector.