China Issues First Commercial 5G licenses To Four Major Operators


On June 6, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology officially issued 5G commercial licenses to China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, and China Radio and Television. This means that China’s 5G development has taken a substantial step, and China is the fifth officially commercial 5G country after United States, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

The issuance of 5G commercial licenses will not only promote the rapid development and maturity of 5G networks, applications, services and equipment, but will also become a core part of technological innovation, industrial transformation and national development strategy.

As the world’s leading IC design manufacturer, MediaTek also said that with the official opening of the domestic 5G year, MediaTek will cooperate with industry partners to fully support China’s 5G network and commercialization process, and actively contribute to the popularization of 5G life.

MediaTek will be committed to promoting the domestic 5G process, opening up all-round coverage from consumer electronics, smart living, smart factories, and smart cities, becoming a technological pioneer in smart manufacturing, and adhering to the development philosophy of “without reservations to embrace the latest technology”. We will actively cooperate with the industry chain with the latest technology of 5G, and fully promote the commercial process of domestic 5G networks.

It is reported that MediaTek has launched the multi-mode multi-frequency 5G baseband Helio M70, and recently launched the world’s first fully integrated 5G system single-chip SoC processor.

The Helio M70 has the industry’s highest transmission bandwidth below 6 GHz. It supports multiple modes of 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G cellular networks, as well as 5G NSA non-independent networking and SA independent networking architecture. It also supports NR new air interface and global The 4G LTE band, from 600MHz to 5GHz and all TDD and FDD bands, supports flexible spectrum sharing, allowing operators to have more choices as spectrum needs evolve.

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