Chinese lab says it made a breakthrough in 6G mobile technology as global standards-setting race heats up


By Che Pan

Government-backed institute Purple Mountain Laboratories says it has made 6G speed breakthrough. Project’s breakthrough was achieved in collaboration with telecoms giant China Mobile and Fudan University. — SCMP

A Chinese lab said it has made a breakthrough in next generation mobile communications technology, as the global power struggle over standards-setting in the telecoms industry continues to heat up.

A government-backed institute called Purple Mountain Laboratories said on Wednesday that a research team led by its chief scientist professor You Xiaohu had achieved a sixth generation (6G)-level wireless transmission up to a speed of 206.25 gigabits per second for the first time in a lab environment, according to a statement on its website.

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