Galicia, at the forefront of the 5G technology that will shape the future of communications

Mar Pereira, Director of the Axencia para a Modernización Tecnolóxica de Galicia (Amtega), accompanied by the Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure, Roberto Sánchez, attended today in Santiago de Compostela the official presentation of the Temporary Joint Venture (UTE) formed by Orange, Cinfo, Gammera Nest, Optare Solutions to collaborate in the development of various proofs of concept around the future 5G technology. Luz Usamentiaga, Director General of IR, Regulation, External Communication, CSR and the Orange Foundation, was also present at the event.

This project has a budget of 9 million euros and other agents are collaborating in it, such as the Xunta de Galicia, the City Council of Santiago, the Galician Health Service, the University of Vigo, the Port of Vigo, the Galician Radio and Television Corporation, Escola de Enxeñería de Telecomunicación, Armadora Pereira, Grupo Agroamb, Albo, Eleko and Intel. Its objective is the search for new applications for this new technological standard.