China’s three state telecoms announced Thursday the launch of 5G services in the country, international press reported.
Chen Zhaoxiong, vice minister of Industry and Information Technology, officially kicked off the launch with representatives from the three carriers at PT Expo China in Beijing.
China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom said that 5G plans will be available beginning on Friday, allowing Chinese consumers nationwide to start using 5G technology.
China Mobile offers five plans with monthly prices ranging from CYN128 ($18.10) for 30GB to CNY598 for 300GB. According to the reports, over 10 million subscribers have already pre-registered to acquire 5G plans.