By: Huang Chiao-wen and Frances Huang
Taipei, June 3 (CNA) Taiwan and the European Union held a seminar on Friday to discuss the development of fifth-generation (5G) mobile communication technology, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
The MOEA said that it invited officials from the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT) to attend the EU-Taiwan 5G workshop as part of bilateral efforts to push for the development of 5G technology.
The DG Connect is in charge of managing digital agenda under the EU.
The MOEA said that the EU has the Horizon 2020 in place under the Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development to promote 5G development. Now the framework is in its eighth stage during the 2014-2020 period, which has attracted many countries to join the EU’s 5G development initiatives. [FULL STORY]