Zhuhai entering fifth dimension

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The Zhuhai city government has announced plans to develop a fifth-generation (5G) wireless systems, or mobile networks, within the framework of its Smart City Action Plan 2016-2020, according to information published by City Info Zhuhai yesterday.
The city’s government expects to apply the technology by 2020.
The authorities further claim to have attracted and supported 100 upstream and downstream firms via the Smart Industrial Promotion Centre, generating some RMB5 billion (US$735.28/MOP5.91 billion) in localised output value.
Investment in digitisation and IT development capabilities and broadband networks are included in the action plan’s targets for 2018, with goals ranging from the enhancement of management of data-driven government and public service to fostering newg eneration information technology, according to official information.
Also set for 2020, the Zhuhai action plan proposes reaching 60 per cent real time vehicular traffic speed data collection, 90 per cent city government review and online approval procedure handling, as well as an 80 per cent residential electronic health coverage rate.