UK government selects West Midlands to host first 5G testbed

Originally posted on RCR Wireless News on September 6, 2018

5G trials are expected to take place in the cities of Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton

The U.K. government has selected the West Midlands to host the country’s first multi-city 5G test bed, which will pave the way for the future rollout of 5G across the U.K.

The Urban Connected Communities Project, the next step in the Government’s 5G testbed and trials program, will develop a large-scale, 5G pilot across the region, with hubs in the cities of Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton.

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