Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) : China opened 1.425 million 5G base stations, establishing the world’s largest 5G network

2022-05-27 0 By

Sources:, January 26, the Official wechat account of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released the communication Industry Statistical Bulletin 2021 (hereinafter referred to as the “report”).By the end of 2021, China had built and opened 1.425 million 5G base stations, the world’s largest 5G network, covering all prefecture-level urban areas, more than 98 percent of county towns and 80 percent of towns and townships, and gradually expanding to rural areas where conditions and demand are available, according to the report.In 2021, the total number of mobile communication base stations in China will reach 9.96 million, with a net increase of 650,000 for the year.Of these, there were 5.9 million 4G base stations and 1.425 million 5G base stations, and more than 650,000 5G base stations were built in the year.In addition, China accounts for more than 60% of the world’s 5G base stations;The number of 5G base stations per 10,000 people has nearly doubled from the end of last year to 10.1.The total investment in 5G reached 184.9 billion yuan, accounting for 45.6% of the total investment in telecom fixed assets.In terms of application, information technology accelerates the empowerment of traditional industries.There are more than 10,000 application innovation cases in THE 5G industry, covering more than 20 national economic industries such as industry and medical treatment. The application link has penetrated from the production auxiliary link to the core link, and the typical application scenarios of “5G+ Industrial Internet” have gradually evolved to large-scale replication.By the end of 2021, China had 1.399 billion cellular Internet of Things users, fast approaching the size of mobile phone users, and the gap between the two rapidly narrowed from 458 million in 2020 to 244 million in 2021.Iot terminals are widely used in intelligent public utilities, intelligent manufacturing, intelligent transportation and other fields. The number of iot terminals deployed in these three key areas has reached 314 million, 254 million and 218 million respectively.What is worth mentioning is that in 2021, the telecommunications industry has carried out age-appropriate transformation for the elderly and other special groups, and continued to carry out targeted fee reduction, special rectification of the Internet industry and APP, and constantly improve the service level.