China's efforts to quicken the rollout of the fifth-generation or 5G wireless technology will spur a wide range of new applications in consumer and industrial sectors, which will accelerate the strong momentum already propelling the development of the nation's digital economy, experts said.
According to the Government Work Report and 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25), China will accelerate the large-scale deployment of 5G networks and increase its penetration rate to 56 percent over the next five years.
What are experts' expectations for 5G, and what benefits will 5G bring to consumers this year? What's the role of Chinese telecom companies in helping accelerate global 5G rollout? Watch the video.
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