From 22 to 23 October in Moscow will host the first Ministerial meeting on telecommunications and information technologies in the BRICS countries. Officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will gather to discuss the de-monopolization of the global IT market and creation of alternative solutions in the field of information security.
Wanting to draw attention to the meeting, Nikolay Nikiforov shared bold plans for import substitution gadgets.The Minister of communications I am sure that in 5-7 years every citizen of Russia will use tablets and smartphones from domestic brands.
"If you look five, seven years, all the same, each inhabitant of Russia will be of domestic tablet. Every COP is smartphone Russian production. We are talking about millions of devices that will process the information official use. For example, the tablet of the doctor will process the sensitive personal data of the population — information on the state of health", — said Nikiforov.
Netizens reacted to the prediction of the Minister of communications with skepticism.
Minister of communications Nikiforov: "in 5-7 years every Russian is a domestic tablet". pic.twitter.com/hpqSuGVEiw
— rose M. (@ANAKOYHER) 18 July 2015
Nikiforov promised domestic tablet in my pocket every Russian in 7 years. The magic ball said. pic.twitter.com/L5f8BToPgQ
— Ryabova Twitter (@ilyaliya) 19 Oct 2015
— Hello, are you Russian? — Yeah, what? — I brought you Russian tablet. Good — bye! — [puts his foot on the threshold, making it difficult to close door]
— Mikhail Kafanov (@AveMisha) 19 Oct 2015
In the bags and pockets of Russians gadgets from Yota Devices, or it was about other manufacturers, the official did not elaborate.