Award for Liverpool 5G Health and Social Care Team
Liverpool 5G health and social care team wins national award.
13:08 18 September 2020
Telecommunications companies Blu Wireless and Broadway Partners, the team behind the ground-breaking Liverpool 5G Health and Social Care project, has won the Most Significant Vertical Sector Deployment by a Vendor's Award at the 5G Realised Event in London.
The scheme,w hich has been recognised as the first 5G supported health trial of its kind in Europe, was established to provide health technology in a digitally deprived neighbourhoods through a 5G mmWave network.
Andrew Miles, Liverpool 5G technical lead, said: "Developments in spectrum management, regulation, 5G NR and mmWave equipment, mean we can combine a broad mix of technologies for our new Liverpool 5G Create Project."
"We're bringing together user services designed specifically for health and social care practitioners, new fibre infrastructure, the latest multi-gigabit mmWave mesh distribution technology from Blue Wireless, internet service provides Broadway Partners, a 5G small cell network from Telet Research and Liverpool's award-winning healthcare cloud services provider, AIMES."
Rosemary Kay, Liverpool 5G's Project Director, said: "Recognition of our work so far encourages our team to continue providing life-changing health and social care technologies for the city. We're excited by the range of 5G-supported technologies we're able to bring digitally deprived parts of Liverpool as part of our new project."