China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, added a total of 28.7 million 5G subscribers in June, according to the carrier’s latest available figures.
The operator said it ended last month with 250.69 million 5G subscribers, compared to 70.2 million 5G customers in June 2020.
China Mobile’s overall mobile subscriber base at the end of June amounted to 945.5 million, up compared to 942.8 million in the previous month.
Rival operator China Unicom said it added a total of 7.23 million 5G subscribers during June. The telco ended June with 113.33 million 5G subscribers, up from 106.1 million the previous month. China Unicom started to provide 5G statistics earlier this year.