In the first event, organized by Cisco in collaboration with the Department of Journalism & Media of AUTh, on "5G Greece is changing speed, Challenges and Opportunities "participated the Head of the Office of the Prime Minister in Thessaloniki Maria Antoniou
The inaugural discussion took place online in the presence of the Minister of Digital Government Kyriakos Pierrakakis, του Πρέσβη των ΗΠΑ Geoffrey Pyatt, of the Regional Governor of Western Macedonia Apostolos Tzitzikostas, of the Mayor of Thessaloniki Konstantinos Zervas, of the Rector of AUTh Nikolaos Papaioannou and other distinguished guests.
As Mrs. emphasized in her greeting. Antoniou :
"5G is characterized as a technology that will revolutionize. It is a golden opportunity for our country.
The financial, in fact, The footprint we expect 5th generation networks to have is huge. According to a study will be created up to 69.000 new jobs by 2030, while it can give extra 12,4 billion gross value added. Generally, 5G acts as a thread of Ariadne in the multifaceted and difficult model of finding opportunities in small businesses, who can now have their headquarters and be active in the Greek region. "
Mrs.. Antoniou closing her greeting said :
"With 5G at its peak, Greece is called to change the century and digital destiny. We must as a Government, that we have experience and knowledge, in cooperation with the local government, to take advantage of and promote the opportunities it gives us, so as to make the Greek economy more competitive. "