“Our goal is that by the end of fall to have these test beds stood up, and industry working at those sites,” Joseph Evans, DoD’s technical director of 5G, says.
By THERESA HITCHENS on June 04, 2020 at 10:38 AM
UPDATED TO INCLUDE BASE EXPERIMENT BUDGET
WASHINGTON: DoD has chosen seven more bases for experiments to enable 5G networks, with spectrum sharing as one of the key technology goals. This will bring to 12 the total number of bases involved in the high-priority effort to leap ahead of China in developing 5G for military use, DoD announced today.
The Pentagon intends to release solicitations for the experiments, each of which focuses on a different of technology, this summer, said Joseph Evans, technical director of 5G at DoD’s office of Research and Engineering