Astana Hub and MTS StartUp Hub open a 5G incubation-program

08 February, 2022

PAO «MTS» (NYSE: MBT, MOEX: MTSS), the leading Russian company providing digital, media and telecommunication services and the International Technopark IT startups «Astana Hub» announce the start of the 5G incubation program for AR/VR projects, holograms, XR platforms for communicating and sharing content and other solutions that will work in metaverses, as well as for unmanned transport and digital industry projects.

5G Incubation is an international program for refining and testing new digital products using the advantages of 5G technology. Startups will have access to the IT infrastructure for testing and developing solutions using 5G based on Astana Hub. The MTS will provide expert and grant support.

Search for solutions along the following lines: 


  • XR and telepresence for B2C

Services that solve B2C users' problems using AR/VR technologies and holograms.

  • AR/VR for industry

Solutions to optimise production processes and improve safety through AR/VR.

  • Unmanned and robotic solutions

Mobile unmanned solutions using ground-based (AGV) or lethal (UAV) devices requiring data exchange with a cloud server.

  • Machine Vision

Solutions that use machine vision on different production cycles, including cloud processing.

  • Remote Control of Technology

Decisions on remote control of production equipment or transport requiring a minimum response time to commands from the control centre.


Apply for the 5G incubation program until February 27, 2022, inclusive. Commands with finished product or product are accepted at the MVP stage. By becoming a member, the startup will have access to laboratories, access to Astana Hub-based coworking, participation in industry events and the opportunity to demonstrate the project to business customers and MTS clients. 

The projects, which will pass the testing and development stages, can be launched in test zones 5G MTS, deployed in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and at production sites of MTS partners. 


Sourse: Astana Hub