Indian firms to collaborate with Finland to develop 5G and 6G Technologies

The Information technology companies of India, like Wipro and Tech Mahindra, will be collaborating with the companies of Finland to develop the 5G and 6G technologies to use them in India and other markets.


The tech company, Nokia has already started working in the rural areas of India so as to expand the 5G applications. This was announced after the Indian Prime Minister and Prime Minister of Finland hold a virtual summit on March 16, 2021.

India- Finland collaboration

Finland has been a pioneer in technologies such as 2G, 3G and 4G. So, the Indian tech companies namely Wipro and Tech Mahindra are working with the companies and institutes in Finland to further the collaboration and expansion of 5G technology and evolution of the 6G technologies.

India-Finland virtual summit

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin hold the virtual summit during which they reviewed the ongoing collaboration in the fields of innovation, research & development, energy & clean technologies and trade & investment. Both the sides agreed over the “ongoing collaboration in joint development of Quantum Computer using the artificial intelligence”. The Quantum computer is being developed after a collaboration between the Indian Institute of Science, Education & Research, Pune, and the Aalto University, Finland. It is being developed to meet the societal challenges. Both the sides also noted that the digital domain was one of the most promising sectors for intensive India−Finland relation. The two countries will also be focusing on the areas of  future ICT, quantum technologies & computing, future mobile technologies, 6G research and development, digital transformation, future education, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies.


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