“China has the most abundant 5G spectrum, the most physical stations, and the most complete mobile industry chain in the world, and will definitely build the best 5G network worldwide”, Yang Chaobin, President of Huawei’s Wireless Network Product Line Department, said with a clear stand. 5G Base Stations in China
Yang pointed out that 2020 is the first year of the large-scale commercial application of 5G networks. As of July, 92 commercial 5G networks have been launched worldwide. And China has been taking the lead in the development of 5G networks in the world, which has played an important role in stimulating the development of 5G networks. At present, the three major telecom operators in China have started the use of 400,000 5G stations with over 100 million 5G subscribers.
And Huawei expects that these two figures shall reach 800,000 stations and over 200 million subscribers respectively by the end of this year, both of which will account for more than 70% of the world.
More Than 25,000 5G Outdoor Base Stations and Over 31,000 Indoor Stations Built in Shanghai 5G Base Stations in China
According to Zhang Jianming, Deputy Director of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology, more than 25,000 outdoor 5G base stations have been built in Shanghai by the end of July; and meanwhile, over 31,000 indoor 5G small stations have been constructed cumulatively. It is expected that by the end of this year, more than 30,000 outdoor 5G base stations and over 50,000 indoor small stations will have been built. In key areas, 5G coverage in underground station halls and platforms of 297 metro stations, and in major areas of Pudong Airport and Hongqiao Airport has been launched, and is scheduled to be accomplished before the Third China International Import Expo is held. In addition, deep coverage in Shanghai’s ten major business circles, such as Nanjing Road East, Xujiahui and Lujiazui, will be completed by the end of this year.
In Shanghai, 292 5G-related projects have been carried out in ten major fields including intelligent manufacturing, smart healthcare, and smart education.
Furthermore, the Shanghai government has provided more policy support to introduce 5G research and development talents so as to satisfy recruitment needs of core 5G enterprises. According to the preliminary statistics, there are 23,000 R&D talents in the mainstream core 5G enterprises in Shanghai, accounting for over 52% of the total in the country, which shows Shanghai’s significant advantage in talent attraction. 5G Base Stations in China