News in 2018

  • Bristol’s 5G expertise helps secure West of England £5m Smart Tourism bid 12 March 2018 The West of England Combined Authority has secured £5 million from government to trial a superfast 5G network at tourist destinations in Bristol and Bath. The University of Bristol's world-leading expertise on telecommunications and pioneering research on 5G technologies and networks has been pivotal in defining and delivering the Smart Tourism Bid.
  • Bristol wins global Smart City Award 9 March 2018 Bristol beat off stiff competition from Barcelona, Dubai, New York, Singapore and Yinchuan to win the Smart City Award (Judges' Choice) at the GSMA's 2018 Global Mobile Awards (The GLOMOs). The award provides global recognition on how Bristol has raised the bar on defining the 'smart city' of the future.
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