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Rogers expands partnership with UBC to boost 5G research in Canada

November 18, 2021


Canadian operator Rogers and the University of British Columbia (UBC) announced a new partnership for 5G research.

Under the extended partnership, researchers at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses and Rogers will seek to develop, explore and test new 5G capabilities in areas such as wildfire management, human teleoperations and emergency response that will help save lives and support the province.

Under the new agreement, Rogers and UBC will partner with Mitacs, enabling additional funding as well as internships to expand the reach of 5G research projects.

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