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Defense Dept. announces new investments in 5G and future telecom technology projects

By Briana Reilly / August 5, 2022

The Pentagon has launched a trio of new projects to explore 5G and future wireless technologies, including one that aims to become the military's hub for next-generation communications efforts, the Defense Department announced.

That undertaking, known as Open6G, was initiated through the Pentagon’s Innovate Beyond 5G (IB5G) program and seeks to “jump-start 6G systems research on open radio access networks,” according to the DOD release posted Tuesday.

Funded through a $1.77 million IB5G award, the effort is led by...

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