According to the planning of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China's 5G test will be divided into two steps: the first step is from the end of 2016 to the end of 2018, for research and development test of 5G technology, the main goal is to participate in supporting the development of 5G international standards; the second step is from 2018 to the end of 2020, for 5G product development test, the main goal is to carry out 5G pre-commercial testing.
At the MWC 2018 held recently, the three major operators of China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom, as well as many companies in the industry chain, have released the latest 5G deployment plans, clarifying that 5G will be officially commercialized by 2020.
China Unicom announced that it will actively create a new ecosystem of 5G industry cooperation with many partners. Established 5G Joint Innovation Lab with Tencent, established 5G+AI Joint Lab with Baidu, established 5G Technology Joint Lab with Chinese Academy of Sciences, and launched 5G Network Slicing Partner Program with Internet companies, equipment and chip manufacturers, and with more than 40 units jointly established China Unicom's 5G Industrial Internet Industry Alliance.communication cable jelly
China Mobile, together with global partners such as DTT, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel and Nokia, jointly released the “5G SA (Independent Networking) Launching Action”, which aims to promote independent networking from standard to true commercialization.,and promote the end products mature as soon as possible.filling jelly for optical fiber cable
China Telecom also released the "China Telecom 5G Technology White Paper", which is the first time that global operators have published a white paper that comprehensively expounds 5G technology views and overall strategies. China Telecom will fully promote the development of 5G from the technological innovation and industrial cooperation.filling jelly for optical fiber loose tube
The industry generally believes that China is expected to achieve 5G communication pre-commercialization in 2019, and realize large-scale commercialization of 5G communication in 2020.