Shenzhen ramps up 5G use

Licenses have only recently been issued to four network operators, but 5G mobile communications services are already being rolled out across a wide variety of industries in Shenzhen. In an interesting feature, Southern Metropolis Daily takes a look at some of these:

Medical care:The Peking University Shenzhen Hospital has adopted 5G in its Shenzhen-Shantou clinic, where ultrasound experts conduct remote consultations between Shenzhen and Shantou via mobile phones or tablets. 

Schools:The Longhua district plans to have full 5G coverage for primary schools and kindergartens by the end of this year. Technologies such as AI, ALOT platform and big data has already been adopted in some schools. 

Smart Transport:The Luohu district will have 600 5G base stations by the end of the year to support its Smart Network Vehicle Demonstration Zone, where auto-driving bus services are being developed. Drones, meanwhile, will be further integrated into the city’s transport network via 5G.

Photography:5G technologies will be adopted in photography and videography, enabling high-resolution live video and the adoption of VR and AR. It will also improve the storage capacity and the protection of data and copyright online. 

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