Cabinet gives nod for MoU between India and UK on cooperation in the field of Telecommunication

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The Union Cabinet yesterday approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between India and the United Kingdom on the cooperation in the field of Telecommunication/ICTs which was chaired by the Prime Minister of India.

The MoU will be signed between the Ministry of Communications of India and the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS) of United Kingdom Government.

The parties will look to cooperate in the field of Telecommunications, ICT policy and regulation, spectrum management, Telecommunication connectivity including mobile roaming, Telecommunications/ICT technical standardizations and testing and certification, wireless communications, technological development in Telecommunications/ICT including 5G, Internet of Things/Machine to Machine, Cloud Computing, Big Data, the security of Telecommunication Infrastructure, security in the provision and use of Telecommunication services, building capacity in high technology areas and exchange of expertise wherever possible, collaboration and sharing of information on Research and Development on emerging technologies and innovation, exploring opportunities for joint work in signatory countries and third countries on Telecommunications/ICT, facilitating trade, investment, and technology activities through Telecommunications/ICT industry delegations and visit, and other forms of cooperation in Telecommunications/ICT as mutually agreed upon by the parties.

The MoU will contribute in strengthening bilateral cooperation and mutual understanding in the field of Telecommunications/ICTs with the MoU looking for enhanced scope of cooperation and opportunities for India post-Brexit.

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