The Midlands is leading the way as the home of digital connectivity.
The formation of the Midlands Engine Digital Connectivity Board, chaired by Mark Stansfeld is focused on ensuring that the Midlands is the most connected region delivering increase productivity and overall economic growth.
With the announcement of the world’s first 5G industry 4.0 factory in Worcestershire at Bosch, plus further developments in autonomous vehicle testing in Warwickshire and the announcement of the 5G connected cities programme in Birmingham, it is clear that Midlands is committed to being the most connected region in the country.
Mark Stansfeld, Chair of the Midlands Engine digital connectivity board:
The Midlands Engine is very much seen as leading in 5G and is committed to delivering greater Digital Connectivity to drive the region’s productivity and being the enabler for the government’s Industrial Strategy.