AWTG mentioned in its last news release about its collaboration with Dundee City Council where it designed, deployed and tested the private 5G Standalone (SA) network for the recently commenced Scottish Esports League at DCA, Dundee. Dundee is ready to claim the title as Europe’s gaming capital. The e-Sports competition at the DCA is one of the series of use cases within the Tay Cities Region Deal 5G project and part of the Scottish Government’s £2 million investment in fifth-generation mobile communications supported by Scottish Futures Trust.
In collaboration with Scottish Futures Trust , Dundee City Council and Abertay University, the 5G network in DCA supported the live broadcast of the event.
Bernard Dougherty, The Scottish Futures Trust Associate Director shared: “The Scottish Futures Trust is very pleased to bring new technologies and new possibilities to Dundee. The growth of e-Sports globally and with Dundee becoming a premiere destination for e-Sports will bring positive impact to the Scottish economy while at the same time eliminate the digital divide in Scotland.”
Matt Moayedi, Director of Engineering at AWTG, said that “AWTG’s innovation team have delivered the enablers for the SEL4 competition on time while ensuring that the performance of the network and quality of service remains at the highest level”.