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Telecoms firms to launch 5G messaging

Oct 05, 2021 - South China Morning Post

New service will integrate video, audio and electronic payment functions

China's three major mobilenetwork operators are expectedto soon roll out a nationwide 5G messaging service, integrating video, audio and electronicpayment functions, that could potentially compete withTencent Holdings' ubiquitous, multipurpose super app WeChat.The service from ChinaMobile, China Telecom and China Unicom is expected to make its initial commercial test run in the second half of this month, according to ...