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JMA to build new 5G manufacturing facility in New York

October 10, 2019 / Juan Pedro Tomas

4G and 5G infrastructure company JMA announced plans to transform a section of downtown Syracuse, New York, into an advanced 5G manufacturing and edge development center, the company said in a release. JMA said that the planned 5G campus will be the manufacturing site for what it claims to be the world’s first indoor 5G millimeter wave radio system. The campus will span a city block and support several consumer- and business-facing demos along with high-tech manufacturing operations. The facility, previously Coyne Textiles, will require a $25 million investment. At least 100 new jobs will be opened across manufacturing, testing, and production support, JMA said. “We strongly believe in the American entrepreneurial spirit and have confidence that U.S.-based engineering will make a difference in the race to 5G. We’re continuing investment in New York to set the pace for U.S.-driven 5G innovation, something we’ve been told too often must come from international pro...