CapitaLand, NavInfo, TPG to set up 5G trial site at Science Park

It will be used to test smart automotives and advanced 5G networks.

Real estate giant CapitaLand is teaming up with NavInfo DataTech and TPG Telecom to build a 5G smart estate trial site, according to a press release.

The trial site will be put up at CapitaLand’s Singapore Science Park and will be used to develop and test 5G-enabled Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technologies.

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Both projects are supported by a $40m fund by Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the National Research Foundation.

Industry players and customers who are interested in using the 5G infrastructure for testing can submit their use-cases at the Smart Urban Co-Innovation Lab. TPG Telecom subscribers with compatible devices can avail of the services for the first time in Singapore.

Moreover, TPG Telecom will deploy and advanced 5G trial network across Singapore Science Parks 1 and 2 by 2020, which will feature higher speeds and data capacity and support for IoT devices. NavInfo will provide the necessary infrastructure to set up their own global navigation system, cloud control platform, and autonomous driving maps at the park.

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