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WM5G featured by Birmingham Business magazine
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WM5G featured by Birmingham Business magazine

WM5G has been featured in Birmingham Business magazine. Read what our programme director of transport, Chris Holmes has to say about the recent first round transport competition winners and how they could help to improve transport in the region. Read More >

Mark Stansfeld featured by Rail Business Daily
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Mark Stansfeld featured by Rail Business Daily

Chair of WM5G, Mark Stansfeld has written an article for Rail Business Daily, looking at what's next for 5G in the rail industry. Mobile and broadband connectivity has become more important than ever to the way we live and work... Read More >

WM5G at Birmingham Tech Week
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WM5G at Birmingham Tech Week

West Midlands 5G and 5PRING will be involved in a number of webinars as part of Birmingham Tech Week, which runs from 12th to 16th October 2020. Find out when each session is happening and how to attend. Read More >

Transport competition winner: Passenger Management
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Transport competition winner: Passenger Management

Passenger Management by Wordnerds and GoMedia aims to solve a series of transport issues by asking the following question: What could a public transport operator achieve with traveller experience, if they knew how every passenger was feeling? Read More >

Transport competition winner: Predikt
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Transport competition winner: Predikt

Predikt is the first commercial parking proposition in the UK that uses 5G technology. Through an app, drivers will be able to rely on accurate predictions and 3D mapping that will highlight the best parking options for them, before they set off. Read More >

Transport competition winner: CURBS
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Transport competition winner: CURBS

The Continuous Urban Scanner (CURBS) aims to retrofit specialist LiDAR cameras to vehicles in order to more effectively manage the city’s roads and infrastructure by utilising data to create a real-time 3D mapping and dynamic monitoring system... Read More >

West Midlands 5G featured in Future of 5G report
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West Midlands 5G featured in Future of 5G report

West Midlands 5G has been featured in a Future of 5G report by The Times' Raconteur supplement. The 20-page supplement looked at how 5G is helping to kick-start economic recovery, the politicisation of 5G and three sectors set to win big from 5G. Read More >

Three 5PRING Engage events coming soon
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Three 5PRING Engage events coming soon

Join O2, Deloitte, Digital Catapult, Wayra and West Midlands 5G for a 3-day 5prinG Engage event series. 5prinG Engage will take you through the fundamentals of 5G for transport and mobility with expert panellists, followed by case study workshops. Read More >

5PRING Q&A – Ask me anything 5G
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5PRING Q&A – Ask me anything 5G

On 3rd September 2020, 5PRING is opening up the floor with a 5G Q&A - Ask Me Anything session with panellists from UK5G and WM5G, plus a very special guest. The panel will answer attendee's questions on all things 5G. Read More >

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