More about "China"
China (2019)
Jan 04, 2019
by Jonathan Watson

China's mobile operators continue to be very active in preparing for 5G and hope to launch services by 2020. China continues to promote TDD technologies and is considering allocating 4.5 GHz for 5G Read more...

China: population density map and data
Dec 27, 2018
by Chetan Chauhan-Sims

1% of China's land mass is made up of 'intensively built-up' areas and is home to 36% of the population, almost 500 million people. A larger 11% of the land mass is made up of 'built-up' areas and is inhabited by a further 35% of the population. 20% of the… Read more...

Huawei Technologies (2019)
Dec 17, 2018
by Catherine Viola

Huawei sees the C-band and the 24.25-29.5 GHz and 37-43.5 GHz tuning ranges as the most promising for initial 5G deployments Read more...

China Mobile (2019)
Dec 10, 2018
by Dugie Standeford

China Mobile operates only in its home country but has the world's largest 4G network by number of subscribers. Under its "Big Connectivity" strategy, it remains focused on leading the development of the mobile market while continuing its strong participation in global 5G activities. The operator initially favours C-band for… Read more...

Global overview of 700 MHz spectrum assignment
Jan 24, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

Steady progress is being made in releasing 700 MHz for mobile with 30 auctions anticipated over the next three years. Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas are the furthest advanced but few definite plans have been made in Africa or central Asian countries. Read more...

Jan 12, 2018
by Jonathan Watson

China's government and its three mobile network operators (MNOs) are actively preparing for 5G. The MNOs expect to launch commercial services by 2020. Read more...

China Mobile (2017 entry)
Oct 05, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

China Mobile continues to operate the world's largest 4G network by number of subscribers, and now also provides Voice over LTE services in more than 300 cities. Under its "Big Connectivity" strategy it is focused on becoming a leader in the rollout of 5G technologies and standards. Read more...

ZTE 2016
Aug 07, 2017
by Catherine Viola

ZTE is trialling pre-commercial 5G technologies both below 6 GHz and in the millimetre waves Read more...

China Mobile (2016 entry)
May 10, 2017
by Jonathan Watson

(2016 entry) China Mobile is the world's largest 4G operator in number of subscribers, operating in mainland China and Hong Kong. It is focused on 4G deployment. For 5G, it prefers spectrum below 6 GHz for 5G services, with the C band a priority. Read more...

Apr 25, 2017
by Jonathan Watson

The world's biggest market has three operators, assigns spectrum by administrative methods and is notable for its enthusiasm for unpaired spectrum. The home of a leading manufacturer, Huawei, China is carrying out 5G trials and emphasises the importance of bands below 6 GHz. Read more...