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China expects 5G to reach all prefecture-level cities by the end of 2020

December 27, 2019


All the 300 prefecture-level cities in China are expected to be covered by a 5G network by the end of 2020, according to China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

“We are planning to firmly develop the expansion of 5G and seek to cover all prefecture-level cities with 5G network by late 2020,” the Ministry said.

China approved the commercial use of 5G technology in June, triggering a surge in consumer demand and an acceleration in industrial investment in the 5G field.

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