Worcestershire’s 5G test bed received a total of £4.6million funding from UK Government, as part of a £25million competition to aid 5G rollout.
The 5G test bed has already been the central talking point of businesses from around the world including Taiwan, France and United States of America.
World-leading engineering company, Worcester Bosch, is testing 5g for improved factory output exploring preventative maintenance.
Global manufacturer, Yamazaki Mazak, is also using 5G to conduct trials that will demonstrate how 5G can be used to enhance factory productivity.
Multinational defence company QinetiQ has been designing security into the network and applications known as ‘security by design’.
Worcestershire’s 5G test bed was the first UK test bed to begin live 5G factory trials.
Early results are indicating that 5G can improve productivity by as much as 1 to 2%
Worcestershire was the first location to receive UK Government funding for developing a 5G Testbed that specialises in Industry 4.0
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