The Scotland 5G Centre

The Scotland 5G Centre (S5GC) is the national centre for accelerating the deployment and adoption of 5G connectivity in Scotland’s Industry and Public Sectors.

Funded by the Scottish Government, S5GC provides a wide range of expert, impartial and transparent services free to all Scottish-based private and public sector organisations.

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What are the benefits for Scottish businesses?

5G isn’t just the next generation of mobile networks – it’s transforming how we work, study and connect with each other. So, in order to stay ahead of the curve, it’s key that businesses understand the capabilities of 5G and the opportunities it enables. We offer businesses a unique opportunity to work with leading industry experts and explore how a 5G network could support your digital transformation journey.

Our hubs are located nationwide, providing an opportunity for businesses to use our Private 5G testbed facilities to test their products, services and solutions in a secure environment. We offer support and advice and work with organizations to develop 5G solutions to grow their business and help put their ideas into practice.

Read about how businesses have used the Private 5G network to test products and services:

  • Esports Scotland a professional gaming company conducted a series of tests using standard wi-fi and then the same tests using the 5G network.
  • Lightwater Sensors are aiming to prove that data from their water quality sensors can be communicated in real time over long distances so that individual sensors can be accessed from anywhere in the world.
  • Cadence is testing the difference that Private 5G can make to user experiences compared to business as usual. Testing took place at S5GConnect HALO Kilmarnock, our Ayrshire Innovation Hub.

Contact us

Are you interested in exploring the possibilities of 5G for your business? Get in touch to visit one of our innovation hubs, located nationwide and receive tailored, impartial advice on how to future-proof your business.