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China accounts for 33% of global 5G users by 2025

  • Author:Nancy
  • Source:China Daily
  • Release on:2019-11-04

   China accounts for 33% of global 5G users by 2025

China is expected to account for at least a third of global 5G users by 2025, said Zhao Dachun, deputy general manager of China Mobile, a major telecom operator, during a parallel forum for the third China Enterprise Reform and Development Forum . 3 November.

Zhao said that by 2025, a total of 409 telecom operators will provide 5G commercial services to 1.6 billion people in 117 countries and territories.

"5G information society will become the accelerator of industrial change and the notch of digital society." Citing IHS market data, he said that 5G will boost $ 12.3 trillion growth in all sectors globally by 2035.

He said: "5G is not only a network, but also an accelerator for new technologies such as AI, IoT, cloud computing, big data and edge computing. Combining these technologies with 5G contributes to hundreds of thousands of digital changes. Will give. Industries. "

So far 50 telecom operators are offering 5G network globally, serving over 5 million users. "The growth of 5G in the domestic market is also strong," Zhao said. As of September, 86,000 5G base stations were run under three major Chinese telecom operators, and the number of stations is expected to exceed 130,000 by the end of the year.

But the road ahead is still bumpy and bumpy, Zhao said, because current technology is still not mature, innovation in commercial mode is lacking and operating costs are high.