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China strengthens research and 5G network development

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More than 80 percent of Chinese Internet users surf the Internet through mobile phones

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China will increase support for research on mobile telecommunication networks of the next generation 5G.

The deputy minister of this portfolio, Liu Lihua, was speaking at a global forum organized mobile telecommunications in the eastern municipality of Shanghai.

The ministry will work to create a good environment for companies to invest, develop and innovate in technologies and mobile telecommunications support their efforts to promote technological research and increase the capital injection, especially in 5G, added the high office without giving details.

The fastest and appeared stable networks with 4G technologies have accelerated the integration of mobile telecommunication networks with the transportation, logistics, education and medical services.

There is a large demand for mobile telecommunication technologies in China and around the world, pointing to a huge market potential for innovations in technology in this field, according to Liu.

More than 80 percent of Chinese Internet users surf the Internet through mobile phones, he added.

traslation: Belén Zapata