These 5G projects will be funded under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF Digital) programme.
Following the finalization of Grant Agreements, the Commission has revealed that ten projects will work to implement 5G connectivity. These ten projects are part of the wider call for funding under the CEF Digital programme in which a total of 37 projects were selected.
The ten 5G for Smart Communities projects were funded with a budget of €50 million and are designed to pilot the deployment of 5G standalone systems and contribute to EU Digital Decade targets.
Project winners include:
5G-TERRA aims to provide high-quality 5G connectivity to the end customers of remote and sparsely populated areas in Greece. This project will receive an EU contribution of €4.95 million.
5G4LIVES aims to leverage 5G connectivity and other innovative technologies, such as UAVs (or drones) and alternative hydrogen power, to enhance public safety and environmental health. This project will receive an EU contribution of €2.87 million.
5GENIUS aims to install a 5G network and service provisioning program at the University College of Ghent. This project will receive an EU contribution of €1.08 million.
The full list of projects can be found here.