Today, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued 5G commercial licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Radio and Television. Now, major manufacturers have expressed their views on the 5G licenses which were issued today.
Huawei said that it started 5G research since 2009 and has invested a total of $2 billion in 5G technology and product research and development. Currently, it has the 5G capability from chip, product to system networking. It is also the only company in the world that can provide A communications enterprise for end-to-end 5G commercial solutions. Huawei will fully support Chinese operators to build China 5G with end-to-end comprehensive 5G capabilities.
OPPO responded that it is fully prepared for 5G commercialization and is confident to become the first domestic manufacturer to launch 5G mobile phones commercially.
Vivo, on the other hand, said that the prospects for upgrading the industrial structure around 5G are attractive. Everything has just begun. By fully embracing new technologies can we become a contributing member in the new industrial environment. Vivo will continue to focus on consumer demand, working with operators and industry partners to provide consumers with easy-to-use 5G products.
Lei Jun, the Chairman, and CEO of Xiaomi wrote on Weibo: “Today is a good day! The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology officially issued a 5G commercial license .”
MediaTek responded that it will provide the latest technology and fully support the domestic 5G commercial deployment.
On its part, Qualcomm said that it is ready to fully support China’s 5G commercial deployment, and looks forward to continuing to work with partners to promote the rapid popularization of 5G terminals and promote 5G technology to enable more industries. At the same time, Qualcomm will further integrate into the Chinese industry, continue to expand the cooperative ecosystem, and continue to share opportunities and mutual empowerment with Chinese partners to build a smart future of all things.
Intel reiterated that it supports the accelerated development of 5G worldwide. “We are very pleased to see that Intel plays an important role in China’s 5G network deployment and will continue to cooperate with China’s technology industry ecosystem to support the continuous development of 5G. “