An industry team led by Federated Wireless has helped the Department of Defense test a 5G network model using shared spectrum bandwidth as part of a project to modernize warehouse operations at a U.S. Marine Corps installation in Georgia. The Smart Warehouse Technology prototype reached a download speed of 1.5 gigabits per second and a […] More
Federated Wireless has partnered with Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Perspecta Labs, Vectrus, JMA and Capstone Partners to deploy a Citizens Broadband Radio Service-enabled private 5G wireless network for the Department of Defense. The prototype deployment is part of a multiyear initiative that seeks to modernize Marine Corps Logistics Command's warehouse operations in Albany, Georgia, through the creation of a reference design for a 5G smart warehouse.
Sal D'Itri, chairman of the National Spectrum Consortium, told Federal News Network in an interview posted Wednesday that NSC expects the Department of Defense to provide requests for proposals this month and in February for 5G technology development projects under a potential five-year, $2.5B other transaction agreement.