APP, China Telecom develop 5G+industrial internet in Rudong
Gold HongYe Paper and China Telecom sign a strategic cooperation agreement in Rudong county, on March 30. [Photo/WeChat account: ykgkfq-1122]
China Telecom and Gold HongYe Paper Group Co – the producer of toilet paper, paper towels, wet tissues and napkins in the APP Group – on March 30 signed a strategic cooperation agreement at the APP industrial base in Rudong county in East China's Jiangsu province, local media reported.
The accord was to establish a "5G+industrial internet" industrial project, which be the largest single investment venture in the history of the county.
Xia Yinghua, general manager of the APP industrial base, said his company and China Telecom would work closely in the field of industrial internet information construction, focus on digital transformation and take the lead in the construction of smart factories in Rudong.
To date, China Telecom's gigabit optical network has achieved full coverage in Rudong and the 5G infrastructure roll-out has gradually expanded from the urban area into key parks and towns.
According to officials, a total of 642 5G base stations have now been installed in the county and the network quality is continuously being optimized.