Using the city as a huge testbed 5G technology and other smart city solutions
New York City has won funding from the National Science Foundation and a consortium of wireless networking companies as part of the “Platform for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program.
The city’s West Harlem neighborhood will create a testbed for high-bandwidth, low-latency wireless communications, which will also research millimeter-wave and dynamic optical switching
$12,500,000 funding amount
April 18 2019 The lab is fully functioning