On March 30, 2019, a 5G network mobile phone call ceremony was held in Shanghai, China, announcing that China's first 5G network was built in Shanghai and began trial use. At present, China Mobile's 5G construction in Hongkou District of Shanghai has achieved full coverage in the region.
At the same time, Shanghai has also become China's first 5G network trial city. China Mobile will promote the demonstration construction of 5G innovative applications, including 5G video calls, live news connections, and the construction of the first 5G Railway station network.
Liang Zhiqiang, deputy general manager of China Mobile Shanghai, said that in 2019, Shanghai will build more than 10,000 5G communication base stations, start construction of several 5G construction demonstration zones and 5G software bases, organize 5G software competitions, and build 5G software demonstration halls. By 2021, Shanghai will build more than 30,000 5G communication base stations to achieve large-scale coverage of 5G communication. In the industrial manufacturing, Internet vehicles, health care, urban management and other software, the company will cultivate hundreds of 5G software companies. Billion level, will become the world's largest source of 5G software.