Who: Finland is taking the lead in 5G and launches ‘5G Test Network Finland’ at Mobile World Congress 2016. Join Anne Berner, Minister of Transport and Communications of Finland, to hear about the unique innovation ecosystem paving the way for the future. The launch includes a panel discussion with the topic - “5G: Enabling digital business in 2020?” – with representatives from both public and private sectors.
What: The 5G Test Network Finland unites global telecommunications vendors, SMEs, network operators, public authorities, universities and research institutes to develop the digitalized future together. The goal of this initiative is not only research but also to ensure cross industry usability of 5G as well as explore new business models and opportunities created through this new technology. The joint effort is open for foreign companies and provides a perfect test bed to develop solutions and services, related to for example IoT, health technology and smart vehicles, before making them commercially available.
When: Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016, 11.00 am-12.00 pm CET
Where: Finland Pavilion, Stand #1E04, Hall 1
Anne Berner, Minister of Transport and Communications of Finland
Pertti Lukander, Head of Industry Engagement, Nokia
Jukka Paananen, Senior Vice President, BaseN
Pekka Sivonen, Director, Digitalisation, TEKES
More information about 5G Test Network Finland: www.5gtnf.fi
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