China Announces Breakthrough In 6G Network, Transfer Files From Its Lab, as Huawei Targets Deployment

China Announces Breakthrough In 6G Network, Transfer Files From Its Lab, as Huawei Targets Deployment

  • The competition for 6th generation wireless transmission has heated up, with China taking the lead over the United States and other countries
  • Purple Mountain Laboratories, a Chinese government-backed laboratory, claims to have achieved 6G speed after successfully uploading files at 206.25 gigabits per second
  • 6G is said to be 10 times faster than the 5G network, for which MTN and Mafab Communications recently secured licenses

Chinese government-backed institute Purple Mountain Laboratories said that a research team had achieved a 6G-level wireless transmission up to a speed of 206.25 gigabits per second for the first time in a lab environment, South China Morning Post reported.

According to the report, the test was supported by a special government project on as-yet-unstandardized 6G systems and achieved in collaboration with telecoms carrier China Mobile and Fudan University.

The speed achieved claims to be a world record for real-time wireless transmission within the terahertz frequency band, which is considered to be the base for future 6G mobile communications, according to the Purple Mountain Laboratories.

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China announces it has successfully transfer files using 6G network from its Lab
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