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Nation's major telecom companies race to commercialize 5G

By Ouyang Shijia | China Daily | Updated: 2019-08-14 07:39

China's major telecommunications carriers are racing to commercialize 5G services, aiming to be at the forefront of the next-generation mobile communication revolution and generate new streams of revenue.

China Telecommunications Corp, the country's third-largest operator by mobile subscribers, announced it will officially launch 5G commercial services in September, marking an accelerated push in 5G application. The expected plan was to commercialize the technology in October this year.

China Telecom said on Monday it has decided to sell mobile phone numbers for 5G use in Beijing from next month to especially target new users, Beijing Daily reported.

Nation's major telecom companies race to commercialize 5G

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