HONG KONG, April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — China Mobile Hong Kong (CMHK) announces the pioneering introduction of the 5G Network to Hong Kong International Airport, making it the first local operator to offer 5G service at the international transportation hub. This appointment further affirms CMHK’s 5G network strengthen, which will allow visitors at the airport to enjoy an extraordinary 5G experience.
Enjoy 5G at HKIA with a download speed of up to 500 Mbps
CMHK’s 5G Network at HKIA fully covers the check-in hall, baggage reclaim area, as well as arrival halls A and B. CMHK’s 5G customers will be the first to enjoy the ultra-high speed transmission and low latency 5G network at the airport, offering an opportunity to be one step ahead of others.
According to the latest 5G speed test completed at HKIA, CMHK’s 5G network has recorded 500Mbps and 104Mbps for download and upload speeds respectively at the departure hall on level 7 of Terminal 1, and 446Mbps download speed and 80.8Mbps upload speed at the arrival hall on level 5 of Terminal 1. The results underline CMHK’s unquestionable 5G strength, as one of the local mobile network operators with the most extensive 5G spectrum in Hong Kong.
5G Network enhance travelers experience and assist the development of smart airport
Mr Sean Lee, Director & Chief Executive Officer of CMHK said, “Hong Kong International Airport is a global transportation hub and the entrance for tourists visiting from all parts of the world. By being the pioneer to introduce the 5G network to Hong Kong International Airport, CMHK is dedicated to providing visitors with a superlative network experience. We are ecstatic to join hands with HKIA in creating a world-class 5G smart airport that sets a model for all others to follow.”
About China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited
China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited (“CMHK”) is the wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited (HKEx: 941) (NYSE: CHL), which ranks 65th on the Fortune Global 500. CMHK was incepted in January 1997 and was the first mobile network operator to launch PCS services in Hong Kong.
The Company offers innovative and comprehensive communications services, including voice, data, IDD and international roaming through 5G, 4G LTE and 3GHSPA and other technologies. The Company is committed to the development of 5G with new technologies such as artificial intelligence, internet of things, cloud computing and big data, integrating 5G applications in different industries, promoting the construction and development of smart city groups in Greater Bay Area.
* China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited. As of 31 December 2019, China Mobile Limited had the largest number of mobile network subscribers in the world.