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Spain awards EUR 40 mln subsidies to new 5G pilots

Friday 31 July 2020 | 09:41 CET | News
Spain's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation has announced plans to invest nearly EUR 40 million to a total of 8 new pilots of 5G technology to be carried out this year and the next in Andalucia, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, Madrid, Valencia, Extremadura, Galicia and the Basque Country. The aim is to explore and identify use cases and applications of 5G technology in 13 different sectors, ranging from security to education and industry, and encompassing agriculture, tourism and television production.

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