Westcott provides a secure, controlled environment within 650 acres of open space available within the estate. The site is situated in a rural area with poor terrestrial coverage, allowing for testing of new infrastructure without the risk of causing interference to existing systems.
The location also offers a significant variety of local geographical features that can be used to validate novel concepts of operation and operational technology.
When the 5G wireless standard hits the mainstream, our mobile and home internet speeds have the potential to be so fast that we'll be downloading 4K movies, games, apps, and any other large form of content at a fraction of the time.
5G is scheduled to be available in the UK by 2020, and potentially earlier in some other countries
The wireless access to 5G will be lightning fast – 200x faster than the 4G speeds
At the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea – 5G was used to run shuttle buses with no human drivers at the wheel. It also provided virtual-reality viewing stations and super-fast video streaming