Innovation Briefing Issue 6 | Sponsored: S5GConnect programme
Members of Dundee City Council’s city development committee will be asked to approve the £1.1m scheme, as well as £10,000 per annum for the next seven years to operate it.
Alan Ross convener of the committee said: “As a council we have an ambition for Dundee to become a Smart City with the highest possible level of digital connectivity that will improve quality of life and economic development.
“This 5G testbed and public Wi-Fi coverage, as well as the connection to one of our major academic institutions, will help us to deliver on that ambition.
“It will also help us to develop a robust business case to unlock the £2 million assigned in the Tay Cities Deal for using this type of technology. Taken together this activity will put the city in a leading position in this area.”