5G across the UK

5G in the Midlands

In September 2018, West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) successfully won the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sports (DCMS) competition to accelerate the roll out of 5G and be the lead partner of the DCMS 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme Urban Connected Communities (UCC) Project. Other projects in the Midlands are now being rolled out.

5G Projects and Trials in the Midlands include...

West Midlands 5G

WM5G is here to deliver benefits – for people, public services and businesses in the West Midlands.

WM5G UCC slide

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MK:5G Connecting Communities Testbed

The MK:5G project is an exciting new testbed in the Milton Keynes area, including the deployment of dedicated 5G infrastructure and the creation of a data hub facility. The consortium is now taking expressions of interest from companies who would like to conduct trials in the testbed.

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Vodafone first in the UK to showcase next phase of 5G technology with new network built at Coventry University

Coventry University and Vodafone 5G network from Matt Morgan on Vimeo.