After applying 100% of the amount budgeted for 2011, the Ministry of Communications relayed to the Board for Technological Development of Telecommunications (Funttel) feature an extra $ 16.4 million for investments in research and development in telecom. The value comes from the cost savings made by MiniCom throughout the year. "We saved in running costs to a focus on investment projects," said Secretary of Telecommunications, MiniCom, Maximilian Martinhão. The information is the website of the Ministry of Communications.
Funttel has allocated the transfer of R $ 16.4 million for projects
CPqD (Center for Research and Development in Telecommunications) aimed
at the development of fiber optic networks for high speed and advanced
In 2012, CPqD plans to advance in three projects. The first aims to develop technology for 4G mobile service. The
second project aims to develop a chip for fiber optic networks for high
speed, which will allow data transmission up to 400 Gigabits per
the center also works on developing a laboratory test and measurement
products for fourth generation mobile phones and smartphones, which will
help in the certification and approval of products that will utilize
Only in 2011 were $ 70 million invested by the MiniCom Funttel.