China Mobile HK Relocates 5G Open Lab to Accelerate Development of 5G Ecosystem

China Mobile HK Relocates 5G Open Lab to Accelerate Development of 5G Ecosystem Image Credit: China Mobile Hong Kong

China Mobile Hong Kong said that it relocated the China Mobile 5G Innovation Centre "Hong Kong Open Lab" from Kwai Chung to Hong Kong Science Park to accelerate the development of the 5G ecosystem, catering to the needs of local business partners.

China Mobile Hong Kong also announced that a 26 / 28GHz base station will be installed in Causeway Bay by the end of April and will continue to proactively advance the development of the 5G network. The spectrum licenses in the 26GHz and 28GHz bands will be released soon, said the Operator.

The 5G Innovation Centre was founded by China Mobile Communications in February 2016. After the relocation to Hong Kong Science Park, Hong Kong Open Lab will further carry out the "5G+ Project" to complement the existing 4G network with 5G infrastructure; to promote application of 5G technologies in various scopes; and to develop more comprehensive 5G ecosystems in developing a diversified economy and improving the quality of life.

China Mobile Hong Kong also showcased various 5G application at the new center, including an autonomous vehicle, intelligent robot, high-resolution watch-on-demand and video streaming services, and drone and smart city applications, in the process demonstrating how 5G technology changes lives and society. 

Sean Lee, Director &CEO, China Mobile Hong Kong
We will continue to complement the existing 4G network with 5G infrastructure, to promote 5G technologies along with new communication technologies to develop comprehensive 5G ecosystems in accomplishing the digitalisation of lives for Hong Kong citizens and to enter the new era of 5G together. 

Albert Wong, CEO, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks
The relocation by China Mobile will bring more 5G-related knowledge and technical support to park companies, facilitate the innovation and technology ecosystem to jointly accelerate the trial, co-creation and application of 5G technologies in different technology areas and achieve the Smart City vision for Hong Kong.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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