China has built over 700,000 5G base stations and has 180 million 5G device connections, covering all cities across the country, industry regulators said on Friday.
New 5G technology and service will bring carriers growing income and boost development in various industries. It has become a growth engine of the digital economy in China, said industry giants China Mobile and Ericsson.
China has built a “high-quality” 5G network nationwide to cover 180 million 5G connections including some in industrial applications, said Industry and Information Technology Minister Xiao Yaqing.
China Mobile, the world’s biggest mobile carrier, completed its annual 5G development target by November. The carrier will seek more cooperation and industry collaboration to develop and upgrade its 5G network, said Yang Jie, China Mobile’s chairman.
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