Samsung and O2 are building connected 5G ambulances for the NHS
Korean tech giant Samsung has partnered with telecoms firm O2 to help build connected 5G ambulances for the NHS.
The partners will begin testing the next-generation ambulances later this month. Eight ambulances from the East of England Ambulance Trust will be equipped with new technologies including support for real-time video and field data collection.
Derek McManus, COO at O2 said: “It’s no secret there is increasing pressure on our health services. Healthcare is one of the areas set to benefit most from 5G technology, with faster, more effective treatment, and significant efficiency savings.
“That’s why we’re supporting the Smart Ambulance