Verizon has been planning efficiently in bringing 5G to classrooms. The Axios has indicated that the Verizon Innovative Learning educational organization of the company has planned to launch a 5G EdTech Challenge on Tuesday. Verizon also confirmed the news about offering 5G to classrooms. 10 of the best projects will be awarded by the program with a funding amount of 100,000 U.S dollars.
The Axios reported that the main objective of the challenge will be identifying the best possible ways to bring 5G for schools into middle schools due to they have a little number of resources. Verizon actually needs to find the projects having a potential to enhance the educational experience in these middle schools by providing 5G technology.
The 4-major carriers including Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T are investing a massive amount in 5G tech. This new technology will offer much faster speed as compared to the current 4G LTE tech. latency reduction is one of its major features because devices will be able to communicate more quickly and faster. 5G has been considered as fundamental to the future of the Internet and self-governing vehicles.
The Axios also reported that 100,000 will be awarded to students by the program of Verizon during the 3rd quarter of 2019. The proposals will be evaluated by the top industry leaders and experts. The project winners will also get 5G nodes including expert training in bringing their dreams to life.