Telecom giants step up efforts to develop 5G technologies

  • China
  • Thursday, 19 Mar 2020

A pedestrian walks past a sign promoting 5G services outside a mobile phone shop in Shanghai. - China Daily

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN): Chinese tech companies are answering the central authorities' call to accelerate efforts to build new telecom and IT infrastructure so as to lay a sound foundation for the development of emerging technologies and to inject new vitality into the nation's digital economy.

China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom, the big-three telecom carriers, have launched their second-phase 5G purchasing plans as part of their joint efforts to build at least 550,000 5G base stations this year.

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