6,660 5G base stations built in Tibet

By: Xinhua
Updated: Jan. 05, 2022
Staff members of China Mobile test the signals of the 5G base station built at an altitude of 6,500 meters at the advance camp of Mount Qomolangma in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on May 21, 2020.  (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)
LHASA, Jan. 4  -- Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region built 3,083 5G base stations in 2021, bringing the number of 5G base stations in the region to 6,660 in total.
The figure was released by Yan Jinhai, acting chairman of the regional government, in his government work report delivered Tuesday at the fifth session of the 11th People's Congress of Tibet Autonomous Region.
Based on the achievements, Tibet will accelerate the construction of the industrial Internet public service platform this year. Tibet will also promote 5G network applications and technologies in education, medical care, transportation, and logistics, Yan said.
The region's digital economy is expected to rise 10 percent this year, said Yan.  ■