The UK is joining forces with leading nations to strengthen coordination on telecoms security, resilience and innovation as a new global coalition is launched today (Thursday 5 October).
Together with Australia, Canada, Japan and the US, the UK will use the coalition to help ensure communications networks can remain resilient and adaptable when confronted with challenges ranging from supply chain disruption to cyber attacks, strengthening the country’s ability to stay connected at the most critical times.
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UK joins global coalition for telecoms innovation with countries including Australia, Canada, Japan, and the United States of America
it aims to enhance resilience of communication networks and explores collaboration in research and development, information sharing, and international outreach
the UK government is also allocating £70 million to the Future Telecoms UKRI Technology Missions Fund (TMF) Programme supporting the development of next-generation telecommunications technology in the UK