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China Telecom places AI and low latency at the heart of its 5G proposition

China Mobile has been the most visible driver of advanced 5G-enabled technologies, among the country’s three operators. However, China Telecom is also investing heavily in devices and platforms that are designed to ensure that its 5G launch, next year, supports new experiences and revenue streams, not just faster mobile broadband. In particular, it is driving specifications for a combined 5G/AI smartphone into the device ecosystem, looking to encourage wide availability of affordable products that will push new experiences to consumers and prevent ARPU erosion. And it is heavily focused on services that require low latency, describing, in its latest financial report, its investment into platforms to support that aspect of 5G. The telco said it was implementing a next generation…

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