Markus Mettälä received M.Sc.EE from Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland, in 2009.
Currently he is working as Senior Specialist at Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) and is involved in many 5G related activities e.g. 5G Momentum ecosystem, which was created to enable Finland to reach its goal of becoming number one in 5G technology.
Previously he has carried out multiple projects concerning broadcasting and mobile network planning and optimization, frequency and spectrum management.
During 2016 he worked as a Head of Fixed Radio Communication Networks group at Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority.
Finland’s path to become number one in 5G technology
The presentation focuses on Finland’s actions on the path to reach the goal to be number one in 5G technology. One key action, in addition to the forward-looking spectrum policy, is 5G Momentum ecosystem project. The ecosystem is coordinated by Traficom and together with the industry it promotes new 5G vertical services and innovations by different trials. The aim of the ecosystem is to identify vertical needs, develop Finnish digital society and also make Finnish 5G expertise visible.