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Speaking in Hanover at the CeBIT 2014 trade fair, David Cameron announced that German and British Universities would be collaborating on research towards 5G mobile internet.
He told the conference:
As part of their discussions, David Cameron said that Britain and Germany had agreed to work together for the abolition of mobile roaming charges across the European Union.
Combining British ingenuity with German engineering would put the two countries at the forefront of a new technology-based "industrial revolution", he suggested.
Research funding to use the internet to improve everyday devices - such as fridges which can order more milk when it runs low - is to be doubled in a drive to make the UK a world leader in digital technology, David Cameron has said.
The Prime Minister announced an extra £45 million to develop the so-called "internet of things" as he arrived in Germany for the CeBIT 2014 trade fair.
He is attending the event in Hanover - where he is holding talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel - as Britain is the official "partner country" of the event.