Tuesday, December 6, 2022

5G

Beijing pins 12 million 5G subscribers with 45,700 base stations

Beijing Communications Administration released a data report revealing that by end of August, the Chinese capital obtained 45,700 5G network stations with 12 million users, according to local news agency Xinhua. 

Beijing fulfilled full 5G network coverage in the city’s key areas, such as the downtown core area, sub-center, and central business district. With every 10,000 people, China’s telecom operators provided about 20 5G network base stations, ranking the city as the country’s leader in telco services.

Currently, the implementation of 5G base stations has been completed at the country’s focal points for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Games in the city’s northwestern Yanqing district, with 90 percent of venues in downtown Beijing are equipped in various sectors, such as healthcare, education, tourism, and industrial internet.

In parallel, the Beijing-Chongli Expressway and the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway have been finalized and ready for mobilization.

“The technology applies in healthcare, education, tourism, and the industrial internet,” director of the administration, Su Shaolin said in a statement.

China’s domestic carriers have already finalized a 993,000 5G base stations deployment in all cities, with stations covering all prefecture-level cities across 95 percent of countries and 35 percent on Chinese towns.

In parallel, the government revealed that 5G terminals have an exceeding coverage reaching 392 million residences, more than 10,000 5G application cases draped over 22 industries related to the country’s economy, incorporating electric power, steel, and mining fields.

China’s telecom sector has been demonstrating significant and untapped potential to spearhead success. In July, local operators marked a net addition reaching a mighty rise in 5G subscribers with 43.71 million, according to the operators’ data.

State-owned behemoth China Mobile Corp. had an additional 28.91 million 5G subscribers in July alone. The world’s biggest operator in regard to its subscribers base shared that the telco closed July with a total of 279.60 million 5G subscribers, in comparison to the 84.05 million in a fiscal year.

On the other hand, another state-owned telco, China Unicom is maintaining its focus on achieving personal significance and untapped potential in the Chinese market. The state-backed operator said it added a total of 7.74 million subscribers, also during July.

Throughout 2021’s first seven months, the company piled a total of 50.4 million 5G users, ending July with an overall of 121.07 million 5G subscribers.

By the end of August 2021, China closed a total of 579.83 million 5G subscribers, with China Mobile reaching 304.15 million with a 32.0 percent of total subscriber base, China Telecom’s 146.62 million secured 40 percent of the total base, and China Unicom with 129.06 million reaching a 41.2 percent close of the country’s total mobile subscriber base.