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China govt grants 5G trial license to state-run operator CBN

Tuesday 7 January 2020 | 10:37 CET | News
The Chinese government has awarded a 5G trial license to state-owned cable TV operator China Broadcasting Network (CBN). Via this decision, the government aims to accelerate the nationwide deployment of 5G services, local newspaper CX Tech reports. The license enables CBN to carry out trials in the 4.9 GHz frequency range in 16 cities including Beijing, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said in a WeChat post.

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