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AT&T, US Department of Veterans Affairs Partner To Deploy 5G Towards Better Healthcare

  • AT&T Inc (NYSE: T) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) extended their public-private partnership employing AT&T’s 5G and multi-access edge computing (MEC) competencies towards better healthcare for nine million Veterans using healthcare services annually.
  • This 5G coverage encompasses the lately opened Mental Health & Research building.
  • The 5G and MEC deployments are expected by 2021.
  • AT&T delivered 5G capabilities across the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle under a public-private partnership.
  • The 5G exudes the potential to unleash multiple revenue possibilities for healthcare, according to Ericsson reports.
  • The 5G will play a crucial role in healthcare transformation in 2021. The pandemic has played a vital role in the increased application of technology. The Internet of connected Medical Things (IoMT) market is estimated to grow to $158 billion by 2022 by Deloitte analysts.
  • Price action: T shares are trading lower by 0.16% at $28.595 on the last check Tuesday.

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