5G Network GNSS Augmentation Service Realtime Distribution System


5G (ENCQOR) Technology Development Challenge for SMEs

5G Network GNSS Augmentation Service Realtime Distribution System

Challenge Launch Date:

August 17th, 2020

Challenge Deadline: 

September 18, 2020

Challenge Statement:

5G Network High Precision GNSS Data Realtime distribution.

Project Partner:

Ericsson Canada Inc.


Expect the project execution to start Oct 1 and completed by Dec 30.

Available Funding:

50 000$ CAD

Applicant Type:

SME (less than 500 employees) registered in Quebec with GNSS or enhancement localization expertise


At SME location in Quebec with 5G testing -as needed- in one of ENCQOR 5G Hubs in MTL or QC.

Project Details:

An optimized real time delivery network that can distribute GNSS augmentation data efficiently to target regional servers.

The project is focused on very low CAPEX and OPEX by using cloud native functions.

Project Goals/Outcomes:

Milestone 1: Prototyping demo system focusing on functional requirements

Milestone 2: Scalability, low-latency and resilience by leveraging cloud infrastructure.

Applicant Capabilities:

Companies with expertise in building cloud native low latency. Company has experience in streaming data over CDN-like cloud infrastructure.

Additional Information:

  • Additional project phases may be added pending outcome
  • It is highly recommended that interested SMEs participate to one of the free 5G trainings offered by ENCQOR as available (https://quebec.encqor.ca/formations/)

How to participate:

  • Each SME interested to participate to this challenge must have an iPaaS access (free) in order to understand the 5G technological stacks they will work with for the challenge. SMEs with no iPaaS access need to apply here and select ‘Ericsson call for projects (GNSS Augmentation Service)’ in the first drop down menu
  • Selected SMEs will be invited for a live demo/presentation with the project owners

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