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Shanghai 5G Center



March 4, 2021 - The S&T Diplomatic Circle visited the 5G Global Innovation Center in Shanghai’s Hongkou District – designated as the city’s 5G trial district. Launched in 2019, the center serves as an innovative platform to showcase cutting-edge applications of 5G technology from more than 160 5G projects – such as ambulances with 5G – being deployed in Shanghai, encompassing manufacturing, education, healthcare, retail and beyond. By the end of October last year, Shanghai had deployed a total of 31,400 5G outdoor base stations and 49,800 indoor 5G base stations in the city and key suburban areas: the most nationwide. Major cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, have achieved full 5G city-wide coverage.


Many thanks to colleague Philippe Delcourt from the Consulate General of Belgium and Yong Lu from Shanghai Data Exchange for their great work in coordinating this visit.


Countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America (18)


Participants: 22

Event date: March 4, 2021