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Cambridgeshire, UK – 14 September 2023

One of 19 projects benefiting from today’s Government announcement of an £88 million investment in innovative open 5G connectivity solutions across the UK, is the Cambridgeshire Open RAN Ecosystem (CORE) project led by Cambridgeshire County Council’s digital connectivity programme Connecting Cambridgeshire and a consortium of partners – AWTG, Benetel, Ontix, Wolfram, University of Surrey and University of Cambridge – who will harness next-generation technology to deliver a multi-vendor 5G Open RAN neutral host platform to improve mobile capacity in high-density data usage locations.

  • Government announces £88 million investment in innovative open 5G connectivity solutions across the UK
  • Funding awarded to 19 projects through the Open Networks Ecosystem (ONE) competition – designed to demonstrate the feasibility and reliability of technology

Read the full statement on Connecting Cambridge website  >>

About Benetel

Benetel is introducing a variety of leading-edge Radio Units (RU) for the emerging, disaggregated 5G networks of the future with both indoor and outdoor solutions. Committed to supporting the evolving radio access networks around the world by producing hardware and related services that fully embrace the principle of OpenRAN. Headquartered in Dublin, the organization’s technically proficient and highly experienced team drive real innovation in the roll-out of small cell infrastructure. With its broad portfolio of outstanding off-the-shelf solutions, covering a wide range of frequency bands and output powers, its services are rounded out with first-class design and test services. For more information about what Benetel offers the mobile communications market please visit