According to CCTV news reports, a few days ago, Russia recently announced the latest version of the draft development of 5G technology concept before 2020, proposed to give priority to the signal band used in China, meaning that the 5G cooperation between the two countries will be further improved layer.
Russia proposes to use the 4.4-4.99Ghz band to create a 5G network. At present, the Russian Ministry of Mass Media and Communications has started working with Russian communication equipment manufacturers on this project, and will submit a report on the preparations in November.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation is preparing to set up a consortium to provide a complete industrial line for the construction of 5G networks, including the development of software, hardware and electronic components.
The report also pointed out that the band 4.4-4.99Ghz is currently only used by China and Japan. Russia prefers the signal band used by China in the construction of 5G networks, which means that the 5G cooperation between the two countries will go one step further.
In June this year, Huawei signed a 5G technology agreement with MTS, one of Russia’s largest mobile operators.
According to the agreement, Huawei will assist Russia in building 5G and launch a 5G network in Russia in 2019 and 2020. At present, Russia has carried out 5G pilot work in some cities.