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China flexes its 5G muscles at MWC Shanghai

5G was indisputably the dominant theme at MWC Shanghai. Players from across the Chinese mobile ecosystem, as well as global companies, were eager to share the latest developments and initiatives that will help make 5G a reality for consumers and enterprises. With 5G a national priority as part of the government’s ambition to make China a leading country in high-tech industries1 and drive broader digital transformation of the economy, the number of 5G-related announcements during the show was huge. Here, we highlight our top five takeaways, providing insight into their implications for ecosystem players.

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