During the G7 Digital and Tech Ministers’ Meeting held in Japan, India showcased how digital infrastructure is being developed to provide solutions at a population scale. Use cases of Aadhaar, UPI, CoWIN etc. were demonstrated. The country also shared its progress on developing the indigenous 4G telecom stack and progress in the rollout of 5G. It committed to moving towards open radio access network (RAN)-based 4G and 5G telecom stack.
Further, India invited G7 countries to send their technical experts to the country for testing its telecom stack on global standards.
In his address during the event, Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister of Communications, Electronics and Information Technology and Railways, said that India is emerging as a technology powerhouse, and there is strong interest in learning from the country’s growth journey as a technology developer.