China Tower Corporation starts “5G+” programme
CTC innovates to address smart poles, edge computing and the high energy consumption of 5G
On April 28 2019, the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province, China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Tower Corporation (CTC) held a joint news conference launching their “5G+ Action” programme in Hangzhou. CTC Chairman Tong Jilu delivered a speech entitled “Promoting greater sharing and supporting 5G+”. CTC (Zhejiang) has introduced 5G+ industrial sharing, 5G+ energy innovation, the 5G+ smart lamp pole, 5G+ smart applications, 5G+ edge computing and other 5G+ innovative applications. This example from CTC (Zhejiang) illustrates how the concepts of “telecom towers” and “social towers” converge, showcasing the value of CTC as an enabler of the sharing economy.