The Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications

Rector of SUT at the meeting with Ministers

December 7, the rector of our university Sergey Bachevsky took part in the discussion of Russian-Finnish cooperation in the field of digital technologies and telecommunications, which was held at the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation.

 The discussion took place in the framework of the meeting between the host minister Konstantin Noskov and the Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Finland Anne Berner.

 The event was also attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Finland to the Russian Federation Mikko Hautala, representatives of relevant higher educational institutions and companies of the telecommunications and telecommunications industry. The participants told about their promising developments and programs.

 The Head of the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media told about the national program “Digital Economy of the Russian Federation”, which has been operating in the country since July 2017. According to the minister, the development of the digital economy has a high priority in the Russian Federation.

 At the meeting, parties discussed plans for the digital development of Russia and Finland, as well as issues of cooperation in the field of telecommunications. The ministers of Russia and Finland raised the issue of laying a telecommunications cable along the Northern Sea Route. The meeting participants also discussed the development of communication technologies of the fifth generation (5G).