Arizona State and Sprint Join Forces on 5G and IoT — Campus Technology
An initiative between Arizona State University and telecommunications company Sprint will focus on 5G and the Internet of Things. The multiyear program will build on 5G connectivity in place on campus, produce new IoT curriculum and launch a spate of joint research projects.
Underlying the work will be technology from Sprint, including True Mobile 5G, which the company has delivered as a wireless mobile service to nine cities around the country, including Phoenix, Arizona State’s stomping grounds; and Curiosity IoT, a “5G-ready” IoT network and operating system. 5G’s benefits focus not necessarily on faster communications speeds but on reduced latency, an important aspect of IoT. Read more…