February 17, 2021
T-Mobile, Georgia Tech, and Curiosity Lab work together to drive 5G innovation in drones, self-driving cars, robotics, and more
The new 5G Connected Future Incubator program supports the growth and development of 5G entrepreneurs and start-ups
PEACH TREECORNERS in Bellevue, Georgia and Atlanta, Georgia, February 17, 2021 T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Peachtree Corners’ Curiosity Lab announced today the creation of 5G in collaboration with Georgia Institute of Technology. The Connected Future Incubator Program is designed to help entrepreneurs and start-ups grow and develop as they work to build the next big thing in 5G.
The new 5G incubator is located at Peachtree Corners’ 500-acre smart city technology park. A living lab equipped with T-Mobile 5G, where more than 8,000 people live. The facility has a 25,000-square-foot innovation center and a 3-mile self-driving car test track. T-Mobile has rolled out extended 5G and ultra-capacity 5G networks throughout the park, allowing developers to build solutions in real-world environments. Here, developers build and test new 5G use cases such as self-driving cars, robotics, industrial drone applications, mixed reality training and entertainment, remote medicine, personal health and fitness wearables.
John Saw, T-Mobile’s Advanced & Emerging Technologies EVP, said: “What a matchup! America’s leading 5G network, the illustrious spirit of Georgia Institute of Technology, and now the country’s most advanced living lab are a powerful combination.” Entrepreneurs and developers are these world-class. I can’t wait to see the innovations that occur when building the next big thing in 5G, backed by our resources. “
The new incubator, jointly managed with the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Advanced Technology Development (ATDC), is an extension of the T-Mobile Accelerator and is part of Un-carrier’s efforts to promote 5G innovation. T-Mobile supports a number of initiatives to help start-ups and entrepreneurs develop, test, and bring innovative new 5G products and services to market. T-Mobile Accelerator is an award-winning program founded in 2014 that began in the Smart City Corridor of Kansas City.
Companies participating in the 5G Connected Future program will be able to build, test and bring to market new products and services that unlock the potential of T-Mobile 5G in the technologies and businesses of T-Mobile Accelerator, Georgia Tech and Curiosity Lab. Work directly with the leader. ATDC is a globally recognized technology incubator. 5G Connected Future Vertical is ATDC’s fourth type, following other target programs in health, retail and financial technology.
“In addition to the usual startup concerns, 5G entrepreneurs face a unique set of challenges, including regulatory issues at the state and local levels, network security, and integration testing,” said ATDC Director John Avery. Says.
ATDC combines Georgia Institute of Technology resources, research expertise, and student talent to help entrepreneurs learn, launch, scale, and succeed by combining startup curriculum, coaching, connections, and communities. Brings a unique framework with direct access to. In this effort, ATDC will provide programming, hire and evaluate startups, and hire staff to manage the Peachtree Corners industry.
“This collaboration is for ATDC and Georgia Tech, the city of Peachtree Corners and Curio City Labs, and T-Mobile, the Fortune 50 company, to work with them to refine their ideas into a scalable company. It’s a great opportunity to create your own collection, and bring these solutions to market faster. “
These partnerships underscore “Georgia Institute of Technology’s commitment to enable tomorrow’s technology leaders as powerful as when ATDC was founded 41 years ago.” Chaouki T. Abdallah, Executive Vice President of Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, said. “Innovation cannot take place in a vacuum, so entrepreneurs and start-ups need the knowledge and resources provided through partnerships like ours.”
“City of Peachtree Corners and Curiosity Lab continue to confirm our commitment to innovation through programs, partnerships and engagements with industry leaders such as T-Mobile and Georgia Tech,” said Betsy Plattenburg, Executive Director of Curiosity Lab. “These two organizations helped launch the Curiosity Lab. Our ongoing collaboration creates opportunities for the next generation of intelligent mobility and smart city entrepreneurs.”
T-Mobile 5G, a platform for innovation
T-Mobile is America’s 5G leader, with the fastest and largest 5G network in the country. T-Mobile’s Extended Range 5G covers more than 280 million people in a geographic area of approximately 1.6 million square miles, more than AT & T and Verizon combined. With Sprint becoming part of T-Mobile, Un-carrier has expanded its lead and used a dedicated spectrum to provide customers with devices with download speeds of around 300Mbps and peak speeds of up to 1Gbps. doing.
Building on the supercharged 5G network, T-Mobile is working to drive 5G innovation and build a 5G ecosystem. Un-carrier supports 5G R & D in collaboration with universities and standards bodies. In addition to running the award-winning T-Mobile Accelerator, he also runs the T-Mobile Ventures Investment Fund and is a co-founder of the 5G Open Innovation Lab.
Startups interested in participating in the 5G Connected Future program can sign up here.
T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is an American supercharged Un-carrier that offers advanced 4G LTE and innovative nationwide 5G networks that provide reliable connectivity to everyone. I will. T-Mobile’s customers are controversial about the unmatched combination of value and quality, their unwavering obsession with delivering the best possible service experience, and the disruption that creates competition and innovation for wireless and beyond. Benefit from no driving force. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile serves its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com.
About T-Mobile Accelerator
T-Mobile Accelerator acts as a hub for driving ideas, innovations and actions. Focusing on collaborative experiences for growth, we offer programming and activities throughout the year, including entrepreneurial and technical community involvement, expert speakers, and mentorship sessions. Since its inception, T-Mobile Accelerator has worked with 67 start-ups that have raised more than $ 51 million since joining the program. In addition, 82% of alumni companies are still in business.
About Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology is the top 10 public research universities with 40,000 students through Atlanta Institute of Technology’s main campus, Georgia Institute of Technology’s Lorraine, Georgia Institute of Technology’s Shenzhen Campus in China, and distance learning and online learning. Students represent 50 states and 149 countries. Its engineering and computing college is one of the largest and highest ranked colleges in the country, along with outstanding programs in business, design, liberal arts and science. Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the most research-intensive universities in the United States, receiving over $ 1 billion in annual research awards at all six universities and the Georgia Institute of Technology (GTRI). It is the driving force behind economic development in Georgia, the Southeast, and the country. The mission of Georgia Institute of Technology is to develop leaders who will advance technology and improve human condition. Its mission and strategic plans focus on having a positive impact on the lives of people around the world. For over 135 years, Georgia Institute of Technology people have dared to imagine and create solutions for a better future. Innovative culture and leadership continue for the progress and service of all.
About Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)
The Georgia Institute of Technology’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) is a technology startup incubator in Georgia. The ATDC mission was founded in 1980 by the Georgia Capitol Museum, which provides annual funding, and works with Georgian entrepreneurs to learn, launch, expand, and succeed in establishing a viable and disruptive technology company. Is to let you. ATDC has grown to be one of the longest-running and most successful university-related incubators in the United States since its inception, with its graduate startup raising $ 3 billion in investment funding and $ 12 billion in the state. It is generating the above profits. Georgia. For more information, please visit atdc.org.
About Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners Curiosity Lab is a 5G self-driving car and smart city living lab located in Peachtree Corners, a northern suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. The centerpiece of the lab is a 3-mile test and demo track that provides a hands-on environment for exploring new technologies. Additional infrastructure includes a network operations center, smart poles, DSRC units, dedicated fiber, and a 25,000-square-foot innovation center. For more information, please visit www.curiositylabptc.com.
This press release was produced by Peachtree Corners. The views expressed here are those of the author himself.
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