BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- China will comprehensively accelerate 5G application innovation in a bid to boost high-quality development of the economy, said an official from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Thursday.
Liu Liehong, vice minister of MIIT, said at the 5G Innovation Development Forum of the IMT-2020 (5G) Summit that China should steadily promote the construction of 5G networks, and form a benign development model featuring mutual promotion between utilization and construction.
Meanwhile, industry enterprises and local governments are encouraged to work together to promote the large-scale development of 5G integrated applications, said Liu.
Efforts should be made to improve innovation capability and accelerate the research and development of 5G technology, added Liu.
According to Liu, China should try to optimize 5G network security standard system and security evaluation mechanism, encourage the formulation of application security solutions, and actively integrate into the global innovation network. (Edited by Zhang Yuan with Xinhua Silk Road, firstname.lastname@example.org)