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Shaping 5G technology in rural communities
The UK government announced the winners of a £25 million competition to pave the way for a future rollout of 5G technology. Agri-EPI Centre, together with Cisco, BBC and University of Strathclyde, is part of ‘5G RuralFirst’: one of the six winning projects in the 5G Trials and Testbeds scheme. The project is aimed at exploiting 5G benefits for rural communities and industries like agriculture, broadcasting, and utilities, to address the challenges of and build the business case for 5G rural deployment. Agri-EPI will be responsible for shaping and managing the Agri-Tech elements of the project in collaboration with several our academic and commercial partners.