New incubator program created to help technology startups test out 5G technology

Bob Siegel, a telecommunications industry veteran and the Advanced Technology Development Center’s 5G Connected Future program catalyst, discusses the goals of the 5G Connected Future incubator program and how technology startups can apply.

Courtesy of Bob Siegel

Technology startups looking to take their business to the next level can now apply for Georgia Institute of Technology’s 5G Connected Future program.

Bob Siegel is a telecommunications industry veteran and the catalyst for the 5G Connected Future program. He says the new incubator program, created through a partnership between T-Mobile Accelerator, Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners and Georgia Tech, will allow entrepreneurs to test out 5G technology and develop their businesses.

“The unique factor is that we’re bringing in the ability to help startups companies get and find commercial viability,” said Siegel on Tuesday’s edition of “Closer Look.”

He further talked with program host Rose Scott about the long-term goals of the program and how diverse startups can apply.

“Just looking at this country, the world, we have a lot of challenges, a lot of problems a lot of opportunities and we really need to get as many people on board to help solve those problems, to help take advantage of those opportunities as we can,” explained Siegel.

To listen to the full conversation, click the audio player above.