Cable & Telecom

Rogers to create new 5G innovation hub on UBC campus

VANCOUVER - Rogers and the University of British Columbia (UBC) are teaming up to build a real-world 5G hub on the UBC campus in Vancouver that will be “a testbed and blueprint for 5G innovation in Canada.”Thursday’s announcement said that the three year, multi-million dollar partnership will see 5G-ready network equipment and infrastructure deployed at UBC starting early next year, designed to study 5G applications such as monitoring cars and traffic to develop smarter and safer cities.  Other research interests include autonomous vehicles, machine learning, artificial intelligence and network slicing technology for use in robotics, farming and medical applications.Rogers said that...