The first 5G test network was launched in Chongqing, China. It marks another step towards 5G fertilization in China.
Chongqing is among the first set of cities planned to build and test 5G networks in China.
The 5G test network has entered operation in the municipality’s Liangjiang New Area, and will be expanded to the whole city step by step.
The 5G test network of Chongqing is open to companies and individuals that are interested in jointly carrying out 5G innovations, including in areas such as the connected Vehicles, autonomous driving, smart cities and online AR/VR. The test site will last until the official 5G commercialisation.
China Mobile has said that it would cooperate with manufacturers, higher education institutions and research institutions in products design and development, verification of key technologies and exploration of business models.