A woman using her smartphone walks past a vehicle covered with a China Unicom 5G advertisement in Beijing in September of last year. China is expected to have 600 million 5G users by 2025. Photo: ReutersA woman using her smartphone walks past a vehicle covered with a China Unicom 5G advertisement in Beijing in September of last year. China is expected to have 600 million 5G users by 2025. Photo: Reuters
A woman using her smartphone walks past a vehicle covered with a China Unicom 5G advertisement in Beijing in September of last year. China is expected to have 600 million 5G users by 2025. Photo: Reuters

China’s telecoms carriers push to complete ‘political task’ of 5G network roll-out amid coronavirus crisis

  • China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom are rolling out hundreds of thousands of new 5G base stations across the country
  • China treats 5G service expansion as a national strategic priority

Topic |   5G
A woman using her smartphone walks past a vehicle covered with a China Unicom 5G advertisement in Beijing in September of last year. China is expected to have 600 million 5G users by 2025. Photo: ReutersA woman using her smartphone walks past a vehicle covered with a China Unicom 5G advertisement in Beijing in September of last year. China is expected to have 600 million 5G users by 2025. Photo: Reuters
A woman using her smartphone walks past a vehicle covered with a China Unicom 5G advertisement in Beijing in September of last year. China is expected to have 600 million 5G users by 2025. Photo: Reuters
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