back to article India gives itself a mission to lead the 'Global South' into 6G era

India's government has presented the nation with a challenge: to lead development and deployment of 6G, both within its borders and elsewhere. Prime minister Narendra Modi yesterday opened an area office and innovation center of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and used the occasion to launch a 6G vision …

  1. ChoHag Silver badge

    Is this the same Indian leadership which shuts it all down whenever someone looks at them funny?

    1. BOFH in Training

      Well now you know that easy shutdown will be one of the key features in the 6G standard.

      Maybe throw in easy monitoring as well?

    2. jmch Silver badge

      Yep, and that imprisons the leader of the opposition for 2 years for calling the prime minister corrupt.

    3. Raj

      Meanwhile the UK is doing a far better job of being an authoritarian state with draconian laws:

      Arrests for offensive Facebook and Twitter posts soar in London

      Arrests for 'offensive' Twitter and Facebook messages up by a third

      So Brits, if you replace Modi with Sunak in your lovely witticisms, do you still end up in jail for it ?

      Glass houses. Stones.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Emu's rule of bullshit: don't believe a word of anything that includes the word "leverage" as a verb

  3. J.G.Harston Silver badge

    Last time I checked, India was significantly north of the equator.

    1. John 179

      Global South != South

      The Global South is a term which refers to developing economies. See:

    2. Raj

      People still use 'first world' and 'third world' when that's just a classification of countries from the cold war and vent out of use in 1991.

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