BUSINESS ZTE, China Telecom make first call in 5G test


ZTE, China Telecom make first call in 5G test

16:58, January 17, 2019

Telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp and the Guangdong branch of mobile carrier China Telecom have tested the world’s first call using the latest 3GPP protocol framework for the fifth-generation (5G) telecommunication network.


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The first call test in Shenzhen involved a review of multiple core technologies, including video playing and apps like WeChat, forming a major development for the commercialization of the technology.

China Unicom has accelerated the pace of 5G development and vowed to build a high-quality 5G network, Shanghai-based The Paper reported.

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