On February 19, the reporter learned from the provincial communication administration that in 2021, the initial investment of 5g network construction in the province is 13.21 billion yuan, and 51000 5g base stations are planned to be built, striving to reach 96000 5g base stations by the end of this year, so as to realize the full coverage of Township and rural hot areas.

5g network has become an important starting point of Henan new infrastructure. By the end of last year, the number of 5g base stations in Henan Province had reached 45400, realizing full coverage of 5g network in urban areas above county level and on-demand coverage of key scenes. This year, “expanding the coverage of 5g network” has been listed as one of the top ten key livelihood facts in our province. With the strategic cooperation agreement between the provincial government and the four central enterprises as the starting point, the Provincial Communication Administration will coordinate the three major operators and tower companies, and continue to expand the new scale of 5g base stations. Among them, China Mobile Henan company plans to build 15000 5g base stations; China Unicom Henan company plans to build 13900 5g macro stations; China Telecom Henan company plans to build 1523 5g outdoor stations; China Tower Henan Branch will undertake more than 50000 mobile communication tower projects. (reporter Chen Hui)