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IIST gets 5G Use Cases Labs

Posted On: 28 OCT 2023 10:04AM by PIB Thiruvananthpuram

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Valiamala  has been awarded the  5G Use Cases Labs under the “100 5G Use Cases Labs Initiative" of Government of India. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi formally awarded the 5G Use Cases Labs during the inauguration of Indian Mobile Congress 2023 (IMC-2023) in New Delhi. This initiative aims to foster expertise and active participation in 5G and subsequent technologies among students, educators, researchers, and the startup ecosystem. 5G Use Cases Labs programmme will be overseen by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Government of India.

The state-of-the-art 5G Use Cases Labs will be equipped with 5G cellular infrastructure (mid-band) SA, 5G SIMs, Dongles, IoT Gateway, Router, Application Server, and a comprehensive management dashboard. Engineering institutions in and around South India can collaborate with IIST in order to utilize the 5G Use Cases Labs for research and education. The 5G Use Cases Labs also promise to seamlessly integrate IIST Trivandrum into the expansive Global Digital Development Ecosystem.

Dr. S. Unnikrishnan Nair, Director, IIST, Prof. Joseph Kuruvilla, Registrar, IIST, faculty members, staff members, and a large gathering of students witnessed the award ceremony virtually at IIST.

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