STL, a global data networks innovator, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Madras for sponsoring a Chair Professorship in 5G . Under this MoU, STL and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras will partner for research and advancements in 5G communications technology.
The Chair Occupant will be a full-time institute faculty and will be identified through institute’s comprehensive review and selection process.The Chair Occupant will work towards accelerating the advancements in 5G by unifying IIT Madras’ research and domain knowledge with STL’s industry expertise in 5G and end-to-end network connectivity.
Data is the primary driver of growth in the industry today and the demand for it is all set to go up. 5G will address the demand by enabling ubiquitous connectivity.