NCSU, partners land $24M grant to develop first platform linking drones, 5G wireless technology

September 18, 2019 | WRAL Tech Wire
N.C. State University and several partners have landed a $24 million federal grant to create the first wireless platform to link drones and emerging next-generation technology known as 5G. The National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. ignite, an organization seeking to drive broadband availability and use across the country, announced the awarding of the grant at an event Wednesday afternoon.