The successor to the 5G wireless standard, 6G is currently under development and is expected to be substantially faster and able to support virtual and augmented reality, pervasive artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, among other forms of high technology.
The ‘spaceborne optical switching technology’ was tested in August when it was sent into orbit by China’s Y7 carrier rocket.
Defence researchers say sensors identify extremely small surface vibrations produced by a low-frequency sound source in the open sea.
Some 5,000 data products are expected to be listed on the Shanghai Data Exchange by 2025, with a focus on major industries that include finance, logistics, technology and manufacturing.
The rotating chairwoman at Huawei told the audience at the MWC Shanghai trade show that 5G connections worldwide are expected to reach 5 billion by 2030, up from 1.5 billion connections this year.
China Unicom, the country’s third-largest wireless network operator, expects to complete technical research and launch early ‘application scenarios’ for 6G mobile technology by 2025.
Didi founder and CEO Cheng Wei made his first appearance at the symposium since China launched a cybersecurity probe into the firm in 2021, as Beijing eases its restrictions on the tech sector.
The Chinese semiconductor capital aims to groom innovative enterprises and talent in health, smart tech, energy and other hi-tech industries.
Discovery could help assess new communication technology and also develop therapies to treat brain diseases, Beijing researchers say.
Researchers say new technology could be used for mind-controlled military radar and other devices.
While China’s 5G mobile network is already the world’s biggest, MIIT head Xiao Yaqing said the existing number of base stations ‘is not enough’.
Experimental wireless line set up in Winter Olympics compound could stream over 10,000 high-definition live video feeds simultaneously, says Beijing research team.
Tianjin team says it has solved some communication blackout problems that occur at five times the speed of sound.
The world’s second-largest economy is moving to take a leading role in shaping the next-generation mobile technology, following its success with 5G.
Project is supported by government and achieved in collaboration with telecoms giant China Mobile and Fudan University.
South Korea is a world leader in several tech sectors but its space programme lags behind that of neighbours China and Japan.
6G, while still at least a decade away from becoming reality, could be up to 100 times faster than 5G.
Technology exists only in theory but People’s Liberation Army is already planning how to implement it for maximum benefit when it arrives.
Researchers in China and beyond are looking into the next generation of wireless technology but there are strategic and technical barriers to overcome, observers say.
Total is more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India.
Trump’s tweets about the ‘exciting world of technology’ lead to a spike in Google searches about 6G. Experts say 6G exists largely as a theoretical concept and is a long way from being deployed in the real world.