DOD poised to request proposals for testing 5G

By Rick Weber  
September 18, 2019 at 10:08 AM
The Defense Department will issue a request for proposals in early November for testing the use and security of next-generation 5G networks viewed as "transformational" for the military's mission, participants at a MITRE-hosted meeting were told this week. The "request for proposals" will be issued through the National Spectrum Consortium and companies interested in bidding were encouraged to join the group, according to officials who provided an update on the Pentagon's 5G strategy at the Sept. 17 MITRE meeting on...

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