Ottawa Strikes C$40M Research Deal on 5G Technology with Nokia

The Canadian Press reports that the federal government will announce up to C$40 million for Finnish telecom giant Nokia to conduct research on 5G wireless technology in Canada. Huawei, Nokia, and Sweden's Ericsson are among the top contenders to help Canada's telecom companies, including BCE and Telus, build the country's 5G mobile networks. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains is finalizing the deal with Nokia today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and is selling it as a way to support more than 2,000 of the firm's jobs in Canada and to create 237 new positions.

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