What is 5G SoC?

The 5G SoC is an environment where start-ups, SME and industry from around the world can develop products and services in a future 5G environment.

The 5G SoC has been designed to enable innovative product prototyping in realistic, comprehensive environments, offering interoperability between new prototypes and current CoTS products and existing 3G/4G network deployments.

Rapid Development

The 5G SoC enables the rapid deployment of proof-of-concept as well as for resilience, security and reliability evaluations into the different network areas, addressing the highly diverse requirements coming from the different verticals of the 5G domain.

The 5G SoC encompasses a comprehensive, highly customisable and re-configurable network environment, based on commercially available components and dedicated toolkits.

The 5G SoC features a set of customised functions as basis for different dedicated network slices for:

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M2M, IoT connectivity
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Narrowband and broadband Multimedia for automotive
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Reliability, high availability for mission critical infrastructures
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Support for extended communication platforms - UAV, Helikite, BLIMPS, HAPS
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Security and privacy for dedicated networks. (VPN, enterprise networks)
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Usage of satellite networks for backhauling, broadcast, content delivery.

Facilities

Commercial & Research Platforms

The 5G SoC is an environment where start-ups, SME and industry from around the world can develop products and serv...

Lab Space

The Westcott 5G SoC will provide flexible working Lab Space facilities, enabling users to hire test facilities, ha...

Westcott Infrastructure

Westcott has a long-established health and safety regulatory environment which makes it ideal for testing systems ...

The 5G SoC encompasses a comprehensive, highly customizable and re-configurable network environment, based on commercially available components and dedicated toolkits.

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Get Involved

The 5G SoC is now open for business. You can hire the facilities from a half-day up to a year. There are discounted rates for start-ups and early-stage businesses.

To find out more, please contact info@5gsoc.org.uk or call us on +44 (0)1235 567 999.

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