China sends twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, Sichuan Province, October 15, 2018. Photo: Xinhua

China ramps up global coverage for domestic Beidou satellite navigation system as rival to GPS

  • Beidou’s location service has an accuracy of 5 metres in Asia-Pacific and 10 metres in other parts of the world
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China sends twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, Sichuan Province, October 15, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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