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Singapore sets sights on being 5G innovation hub

S$40m set aside for initial innovation funds to explore applications with growth potential, opportunities

Besides developing systems and networks, the Republic must also become a global node for innovation in secure 5G applications and services, Mr Iswaran told event-goers at the two-day Innovfest Unbound symposium on Thursday.


SINGAPORE cannot be happy just building towers when it comes to fifth-generation - or 5G - mobile technology, said Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran.

To that end, the government has pledged an initial S$40 million to fund research and innovation in...

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