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IMPROVING THE CAPABILITY , RELIABILITY AND RESILIENCY OF PUERTO RICO ’ S COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE IS CRITICAL TO A NUMBER OF ECONOMIC SECTORS AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE PEOPLE OF PUERTO RICO .
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IMPROVING THE CAPABILITY , RELIABILITY AND RESILIENCY OF PUERTO RICO ’ S COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE IS CRITICAL TO A NUMBER OF ECONOMIC SECTORS AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE PEOPLE OF PUERTO RICO .

Celeres Capital is partnering with the stakeholders to create opportunities for 5G in Puerto Rico and Latin America where advanced manufacturing , energy resiliency and IoT are economic development priorities .
The Puerto Rico 5G Zone will allow the island to better leverage its human capital and become a hub for tech in Latin America . According to the Puerto Rico Information Technology Cluster , the island graduates 10,000 scientists , engineers and IT professionals each year .
Kurt Pfluger , of Celeres Capital , noted that the Puerto Rico 5G Zone stands to benefit from the expertise of the Indiana 5G Zone team , the first 5G public private partnership led by a state .
The partnership between Indiana and Puerto Rico underscores a shared commitment to making the US and its territories a leader in 5G tech .
“ Indiana has done great work in establishing best practices in different verticals deploying 5G services . We are excited to share those experiences with the Puerto Rico 5G Zone .”
The Puerto Rico 5G Lab will provide a secure network leveraging technology offered by XQ Message .
This innovative company provides network security through quantum-safe based
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