BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — One of the most advanced university-based 5G research and innovation testbeds will open Thursday, May 26, on the RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas, with demonstrations showing how the high-tech facility will help researchers improve healthcare, farming, veterinary care, disaster relief and national security.
John Sharp, Chancellor of the Texas A&M University, will christen one of the 5G towers to officially launch the testbed. Guests for the demonstrations are expected to include government and industry leaders, including executives from AT&T, which worked with RELLIS and the System on installation of the facility.
The event will take place on the research proving grounds of RELLIS from 10:00 a.m. to noon.
About The Texas A&M University System
The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $7.2 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, a comprehensive health science center, eight state agencies, and the RELLIS Campus, the Texas A&M System educates more than 152,000 students and makes more than 24 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. System-wide, research and development expenditures exceed $1 billion and help drive the state’s economy.