China’s 5G roll-out could be the country’s most expensive telecommunications development, with the government estimating total investments to reach 2.8 trillion yuan (US$404 billion) from 2020 to 2030. Photo: EPA-EFE

‘Made in China 2025’: How 5G could put China in charge of the wireless backbone and ahead of the pack

The fifth instalment of a series on China’s hi-tech industry development master plan looks at 5G mobile technology and how it could create a more advanced digital foundation for the world’s second-largest economy

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China’s 5G roll-out could be the country’s most expensive telecommunications development, with the government estimating total investments to reach 2.8 trillion yuan (US$404 billion) from 2020 to 2030. Photo: EPA-EFE
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