The governments of Japan and India have signed a memorandum of understanding to deepen cooperation in the fields of information and communication technology, such as 5G, a new high-speed and large-capacity communication standard.
Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda and India's Minister of Communications Prasad met online on the 15th and signed a memorandum of understanding to deepen cooperation in the field of ICT = information and communication technology.
In this, Minister Takeda said, "Next year will be the 70th anniversary of the exchange between Japan and India, but I would like to overcome Corona as soon as possible and embody cooperation in the ICT and digital fields, which will become more important in the future." I did.
In the memorandum, we will
cooperate in the development of technologies such as 5G and submarine cables
human resources in the fields of cyber security and AI = artificial intelligence, and
▼ promote dialogue between companies such as startups in both countries.
It is said.
Regarding the telecommunications business in India, Japanese companies have already received orders for submarine cables and are conducting joint research with local companies on 5G, but the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications aims to further support the advancement of Japanese companies.
This month, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chilean government to cooperate in the field of information and communication technology, and as the new coronavirus response accelerates digitization and the demand for communication technology increases, each country The policy is to expand the cooperative relationship with the government of Chile.