Reporters learned from China Mobile yesterday that the companys first phase of wireless engineering design and feasibility study service collection in 2019 has started. This is the first round of 5G centralized procurement plan in China after the issuance of 5G licenses.
According to China Mobile, in 2019, the estimated cost of wireless engineering design and feasibility study service for 5G phase I is 19.257.8 billion yuan (excluding tax), 2 (excluding tax) is 19.257.8 billion yuan (excluding tax), and 20.5 billion yuan (excluding tax) is estimated exploration fee (without discount).
The related services mentioned above totaled 38.716 billion yuan. Industry insiders believe that this amount is much more than expected, marking China Mobile officially accelerated the start of the construction of the worlds largest 5G boutique network journey.
On June 6, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology just issued 5G licenses for China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom and China Radio and Television. Within a week, China Mobile began a large-scale gathering and mining operation.
Li Zhengmao, deputy general manager of China Mobile, said that the issuance of 5G licenses is of great significance to accelerate the construction of leading information infrastructure; to better serve the peoples living needs; to enhance the digitization level of various industries; and to facilitate the transformation and development of China Mobile itself. China Mobile will take this as a starting point, speed up the pace of 5G construction, build the worlds largest 5G quality network, will accelerate the promotion of 5G network coverage, is expected to provide 5G services in 40 cities nationwide by the end of September this year, and will continue to expand the scope of services.
Reporters learned that China Mobiles first 40 5G cities include Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing and so on.
Overall, Chinas 5G investment has started. Wei Leping, executive vice director of the Communications Science and Technology Commission of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and director of the China Telecom Science and Technology Commission, predicts that in 2019, more than 40 cities across the country will have 5G commercial services, and three major operators will build 80,000 to 100,000 base stations; in 2020, hundreds of cities will have 5G commercial base stations, and the number of macro base stations will reach 600,000 to 800,000; after 2021, 5G commercial operators will focus on cities and counties. And developed towns, operators will build millions of macro base stations and tens of millions of small base stations.
Source: Liable Editor of Shanghai Securities: Yao Liwei_NT6056