Date
18 October 2017

4G liftoff set for Dec 18, paper says

China will start commercial fourth-generation mobile communication services on Dec. 18, bringing the most advanced telecommunication technology to the country’s more than 1 billion mobile phone users, Shanghai Daily reported on Monday. China Mobile Ltd. (00941.HK), the country’s largest mobile operator with more than 700 million users, will launch its 4G services on that date with its new brand He, meaning harmonious in the Chinese language. Users in Beijing, Guangzhou and Chongqing will be the first to enjoy commercial 4G services. Shanghai, which is still building a citywide 4G network, will launch the services later, the report said.

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