Sunday, 18 April 2021

China redoubles 5G deployment efforts as current tech falls flat

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Friday 16 October 20

China is picking up the pace of 5G deployment once again in 2021 after a quieter Q4

In less than a year since launching 5G, China is said to have amassed over 110 million 5G subscribers, dwarfing rivals around the world.   By the end of September, China’s three major mobile operators – China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom – had managed to roll-out 600,000 5G base stations, easily accomplishing their 2020 targets with months to spare. Since then, deployments have slowed, in part due to fears over US sanctions placed on Huawei, but reports suggest that they are set to redouble their efforts by the start of 2021…

In less than a year since launching 5G, China is said to have amassed over 110 million 5G subscribers, dwarfing rivals around the world.   By the end of September, China’s three major mobile operators – China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom – had managed to roll-out 600,000 5G base stations, easily accomplishing their 2020 targets with months to spare. Since then, deployments have slowed, in part due to fears over US sanctions placed on Huawei, but reports suggest that they are set to redouble their efforts by the start of 2021…

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