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Interim Report of Future Communications Challenge Group: UK strategy and plan for 5G & Digitisation

The Government asked the Future Communications Challenge Group (FCCG) to give it advice on what the UK should do to be a world leader in 5G. The FCCG has now produced it's interim report.

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FCCG Interim Report

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The Government is committed to ensuring that the UK seizes the chance to be a world leader in 5G. The Government asked the Future Communications Challenge Group (FCCG) of senior academics, industry experts and investors to give it’s views on driving forward its commitment in this area. The FCCG has now produced it’s interim report. The Government announced £1 billion of additional funding in the Autumn Statement to boost the UK’s digital infrastructure, including significant funding for 5G and integrated fibre trials. The Government will set out further details on the approach it will be taking at Budget 2017, as part of a new 5G strategy.

Published 10 January 2017