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  • L5G Use Case Demonstration Event

    On Wednesday 29th June, the Liverpool 5G project team hosted a Use Case Demonstration event to demonstrate the various use cases being trialled on the Liverpool 5G network. The event was hosted at Kensington Community Learning Centre in the heart of Kensington, Liverpool, which has been a base for the project team throughout the project…

  • Liverpool 5G Project Extension Confirmed

    Due to numerous external challenges, including global component shortages and Covid-19, the Liverpool 5G: Connecting Health & Social Care project was invited by DCMS to apply for a project extension. We are delighted to announce this extension has now been confirmed, and the project will run for an additional 6 months, until September 2022. The…

  • UK Government confirm programme is transforming industries

    The UK government has announced the DCMS-funded 5G Testbed & Trials programme is “already seeing next-generation networks transform industries”. Digital Secretary, Nadine Dorries, confirmed “5G technology is already revolutionising people’s lives and businesses”. The statements came as part of an announcement confirming 2G & 3G will be switched off by 2033, which will free up…

  • Liverpool 5G Create Project Lead Ann Williams joins UK5G Advisory Board

    Liverpool 5G Create project lead Ann Williams, Commissioner and Contracts Manager at Liverpool City Council, is one of the 10 new members to join the UK5G Advisory Board.

  • Liverpool 5G Create short listed for “most potentially disruptive business model” 5G Week Award

    Liverpool 5G Create short listed for “most potentially disruptive business model” 5G Week Award

  • Be Better Connected Conference Highlights

    In March 2021, UK5G & DCMS hosted a 2-day collaboration conference to bring together all of the 5G Testbeds & Trials projects for the first time. The conference featured speakers from UK5G and DCMS, and enabled topic-focused networking at virtual tables for cross-project discussions. Liverpool 5G project leads Rosemary Kay & Ann Williams hosted tables…

  • Can 5G Help Defuse the UK’s Health and Social Care Time Bomb?

    On 29th April, Liverpool 5G Director Rosemary Kay will be joining the NHS, DCMS, and Dorset Council at a UK5G working group seminar to discuss how 5G can help solve the health and social care issues encountered by the increase in digital services and growing digital exclusion. The NHS’s Long Term Plan is underpinned by…

  • Liverpool 5G team win award at national 5G Realised Conference  

    The team behind the Liverpool 5G Health and Social Care project has won a national award at the prestigious 5G Realised event in London. Liverpool 5G partners, Blu Wireless and Broadway Partners, were awarded The most significant vertical sector deployment by a vendor for their involvement in Liverpool 5G Health and Social Care Project.  Supported…

  • Liverpool 5G celebrates success with further £4.3m for health and social care innovation

    Press Release – Liverpool 5G Create Liverpool 5G celebrates success with further £4.3m for health and social care innovation The Liverpool 5G team is building on its previous success by bringing an extra £4.3m into the city to support vital health and social care technologies as part of a £7.2m project. The team behind the…

  • Our 5G Health and Social Care testbed extended

    We’ve had some good news! The health and social care project Liverpool’s 5G consortium is running in Kensington, Liverpool, has been given an extension for an extra year.  Our project is getting a further £0.94M in funding from the government, in recognition for the great work that’ taken place in Liverpool. It brings the total…