China steps up 5G network, builds 600,000 base stations

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5G is designed to connect virtually everyone and everything together including machines, objects, and devices.

China has now built over 600,000 5G base stations.

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) made the disclosure.

The number of connected devices on the network in the country has exceeded 150 million.

“In the next three years, China will be at the introduction stage of 5G development, so it is necessary to make proactive moves in construction,” Xinhua quoted Wen Ku, an MIIT official.

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