Bristol, UK, is playing host to live demonstrations of 5G “experiences”
UK – Inside Bristol’s urban 5G experience showcase – Mobile Network, 16th March 2018
This weekend, Bristol, UK, is playing host to live demonstrations of 5G “experiences”. The demos are hosted by the University of Bristol’s Smart Internet Lab, which received funding for its 5G test bed project from the UK government in July 2017.
The demos – called the Layered Realities Showcase – will allow the public to get an early taste of what 5G could enable.
Professor Dimitra Simeonidou, Director of the Smart Internet Lab at the University of Bristol, said, ” We took the decision from early on that in order to complete our mission we were not going to do a lab demo. We were going to bring the network out into the public, to be enjoyed by the public. So what you are seeing today is Britain’s first urban 5G network…”