Singtel in association with Ericsson and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) opened live 5G facility at SP’s Dover Road campus in Singapore.
5G Garage is connected to Singtel’s latest pilot 5G network located at Ayer Rajah and runs on 3.5GHz trial spectrum granted by the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA).
5G Garage will serve as a training centre, test bed and ideation lab to develop Singapore’s 5G ecosystem and drive the adoption of 5G by enterprises in their digital transformations.
Mark Chong, chief technology officer of Singtel, said: “With 5G standards are in place, it’s an opportune time for SMEs and enterprises to join us in shaping our 5G future.”
Around 250 final-year students from the Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Diploma in Computer Engineering will learn about 5G wireless technology and how to apply it as part of their coursework.