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West Midlands, O2-led consortium launches local 5PRING 5G accelerator, virtual workshops

Wednesday 15 July 2020 | 09:13 CET | News
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WM5G, backed by the West Midlands Combined Authority and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, was the facilitator behind 5PRING, awarding a major contract to the consortium to deliver the programme over the next five years and beyond. Its mission is to engage over 2,000 businesses in the West Midlands, increase the core understanding of 5G, and show how the technology could help businesses in both the public and private sectors. A further two consortium-backed accelerators in both Wolverhampton and Coventry will launch across the West Midlands later this year. All three

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Companies: O2 UK / Wayra
Countries: United Kingdom
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