A Chinese customer tries out the 5G services at a branch of China Mobile in the city of Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, 31 October 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s telcos join forces to introduce 5G-based messaging service but analysts see uphill battle to unseat WeChat

  • New service promised by telcos will face stiff competition from entrenched apps that have added functions to increase their user base and traffic
Topic |   5G
A Chinese customer tries out the 5G services at a branch of China Mobile in the city of Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, 31 October 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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