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5G no leafy country lane

An update on the latest 5G RuralFirst activity at our South West Dairy Development Centre, from Centre manager Duncan Forbes.

Submissions of papers – Journal ‘Sensors’ focusing on IoT for Precision Agriculture

Submissions are being invited to a special edition of the international journal Sensors, focusing on the ‘Internet of Things for Precision Agriculture”. The special issue of Sensors, a peer-reviewed open access journal on the…

Rural Britain needs a new spectrum model to drive modernisation of the rural economy

A recent whitepaper focuses specifically on the spectrum problem to be solved for high capacity rural 5G networks at 3.6 GHz and represents the views of the individual authors on the spectrum lessons that have emerged…

Cisco and network of partners to help address digital divide in the UK with 5G for rural communities

UK government funded testbed, 5G RuralFirst, to help the UK take a leading position in 5G, enabling some of the UK’s disconnected, remote and rural communities to be the first to benefit from the technology…

Shaping 5G technology in rural communities

The UK government announced the winners of a £25 million competition to pave the way for a future rollout of 5G technology. Agri-EPI Centre, together with Cisco, BBC and University of Strathclyde, is part of ‘5G…

Sensors that make sense: from farming to water control

Dairy farming has been a family affair at Parkend Farm in Scotland for three generations. But keeping an eye on the cows has never been easier. On his smartphone, Brian Weatherup receives automatic emails from the…