China Unicom and China Telecom have recently announced separate announcements that they will jointly conduct pre-qualification of 5G SA wireless master equipment. The estimated project size is about 250,000 base stations, which is the SA wireless master required for China Telecom and China Unicom's related local network 5G construction. device.
According to the announcement, the two companies will start pre-qualification of centralized procurement from March 20, and the validity period will expire on September 30, 2020. In terms of technical requirements / product specifications, this centralized pre-qualification purchase of wireless master device including 5G SA BBU, AAU.
In terms of 5G construction plans, China Telecom plans to recover the construction progress affected by the epidemic in the first half of 2019. At the end of September, it will complete the construction of 250,000 5G base stations with China Unicom and strive to complete 300,000 5G base stations by the end of the year. Construction goals.
On March 6, China Mobile announced the launch of the second phase of 5G wireless network main equipment procurement, with a total of more than 230,000 5G base stations required. China Mobile plans to build 300,000 5G base stations this year, and the 5G network will cover cities above the national level.