Pudong taps into potential of 5G technology

Updated:2019-01-31 (chinadaily.com.cn)

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A center focusing on the innovative development of 5G technology in Pudong New Area is established at a conference in Shanghai on Jan 23. [Photo/pudong.gov.cn]

A center focusing on the innovative development of 5G technology in Pudong New Area was officially unveiled at a conference in Shanghai on Jan 23, local media reported.

The center, acting as a commutation bridge between government departments and enterprises, is expected to fuel the innovative development of 5G industries in Pudong by establishing coordinated mechanisms and integrating communication resources in relevant industries.

It will also focus on the scenarios in which 5G technology can be deployed in Pudong New Area.

Taking the conference as an opportunity, a group of entrepreneurs and leading figures in related industries gathered to look into the new opportunities brought by 5G and other advanced information communication technologies and explore innovative services and applications that will reshape society.

The 5G, referring to the fifth generation of wireless technology, enables gigabit speeds and a more powerful connectivity. This year Shanghai will step up efforts in 5G network construction and make it a top priority in the municipal agenda, striving to take a leading role in its global development.

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The Shanghai 5G Innovation Development Conference is held in Shanghai on Jan 23. [Photo/pudong.gov.cn]

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