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UK to fund GBP 65 mln worth of 5G rural and industrial research projects

Thursday 20 February 2020 | 08:14 CET | News
Update: 20 February 2020 | 13:59 CET
The GBP 35 million will support nine projects across the country, from the government's rural and industrial 5G competitions. There will be seven 5G research and development projects across the UK, including five in England, one in Wales and one in Scotland, with plans to expand into Northern Ireland. Test sites will be set up in Yorkshire, Gwent, Monmouthshire, Orkney, Wiltshire, Nottinghamshire, Dorset, Shropshire and Worcestershire. Over GBP 5 million of funding will be awarded to two industrial projects, led by Ford Motor Company and Zeetta Networks, to see how 5G can boost productivity

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