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China plans 50,000 5G stations this year

Aug 29, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

China plans to build more than 50,000 5G base stations in 50 cities this year to further boost development of the new ultrafast mobile network, said Han Xia, head of the telecommunication management department at the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Tuesday.

Han said the MIIT granted seven certificates for 5G equipment and reported breakthroughs in several 5G technologies by the end of July.

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