POST TIME: 6 December, 2019 00:00 00 AM
China sets up 113,000 5G base stations

China sets up 113,000 5G base stations

On November 25, an unmanned container truck based on 5G technology transported containers at the container terminal in Jingtang Port, Tangshan, Hebei Province. Photo by Xinhua

On November 21st, the first World 5G Conference themed "Changing the World, Creating a New Future", was held in Beijing. The conference included a forum, an exhibition and a design competition. Its aim was to assemble high-quality innovation resources and drive the development, application and global exchanges of 5G technology.

At the opening ceremony, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced that China has set up 113,000 5G base stations, hopefully reaching 130,000 by the end of this year. The country already has 870,000 5G mobile subscribers.