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China Gears Up for the 5G Race

by Jake Saunders

Given China’s population base and rising strength of its economy, China is likely to be a significant market player in the eventual finalized standards for 5G. The country was not in a position to contribute to the development of 1G analog and 2G digital standards. With 3G, China’s telecoms regulator pushed through the development of TD-SCDMA, a Time Division (TD) variant of a Code Division air interface that only secured very limited support outside of China, such as Pakistan and Nicaragua. With 4G, China adopted LTE, but did heavily promote the Time Division (TD-LTE [It should be noted ...

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7

billion USD in live linear OTT video services by 2021

69

million automotive LiDAR sensors will ship in 2026

45

billion USD in industrial robotics market revenue by 2025

59

million global commercial telematics subscribers in 2021

116

million body-worn wearables in 2021

147

million enterprise wearable shipments in 2021

400

million cellular M2M mobile shipments in 2021

24

million connections to vending machines in 2021

10

billion IC shipments in wireless connectivity by 2021

6

million smart footwear shipments in 2021