Days after China launched the world’s largest network, US and Chinese film executives at the Chinese American Film and TV Festival’s co-production summit discussed its impact on the entertainment world.
China’s three state-owned carriers China Unicom, China Mobile and China Telecom made data plans available to consumers last Friday, a key step in Beijing’s push to becoming a global superpower capable of technologically rivaling the U.S.
The country is now home to the world’s largest commercial operating 5G network, available in 50 Chinese cities via plans ranging from RMB128 ($18) to RMB599 ($85). The connectivity means much faster data download and upload speeds, wider coverage and better connection stability.
“Content that used to take 40 minutes to download will now take just three minutes, thanks to