China’s MIIT to support exploration of 5G standard and commercialize 5G technology by 2020

China —

According to Xinhua News Agency, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on January 17 announced the “Information and Communication Industry Development Plan (2016-2020)” in the “13th Five-Year” period.

MIIT will support the 5G standard research and technical testing, 5G spectrum Planning, and start 5G commercialization by 2020.

The specific project include: 5G standards research, actively participate in international standards development, become the 5G leader to support the key technologies and product development, build 5G test commercial network, build systems, chips, terminals, instrumentation and other complete industrial chain.