China may start commercial use of 5G networks as early as October, say industry insiders

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May 18, 2019 12:59 PM

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – China may grant official 5G licences, instead of the interim licenses previously planned, to telecom carriers this year and is likely to start commercial use of the superfast wireless technology nationwide in the near future, possibly as soon as October, according to people familiar with the matter.