5GBarcelona is a public-private initiative working to transform the metropolitan area of Barcelona into an open city-wide lab for the validation and adoption of 5G technologies and applications in a real-life environment.
The initiative creates synergies within the ecosystem and offers an experimental infrastructure to test, prototype and implement new digital solutions in the city. 5GBarcelona wants to stimulate the existing innovation in Barcelona, help to attract foreign investment, boost tech start-ups and generate an entire industry around 5G technology.
The initiative is powered by the Regional Government of Catalonia, Barcelona City Hall, Mobile World Capital Barcelona, i2CAT Foundation, CTTC, Atos and UPC.
The services of 5G Barcelona span from:
5G will not be just a new protocol on bandwidth; it will also bring unique service capabilities to all economic sectors. In this scenario, the 5G opportunity asks for large-scale technological validation and adoption in real environments.
The 5G Barcelona digital open hub will allow for: