Asia AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 21 OCT 2019 Telkomsel turns on 5G in major cities Related Nokia scores Philippines 5G deal with Dito Tags Yanitsa joins Mobile World Live as a Reporter based in London. She has more than 5 years’ experience at various media outlets in her home country Bulgaria. She started her career as a political reporter, followed by taking editor roles… Read more Yanitsa Boyadzhieva 5GChinaeconomyjobs HomeAsiaNews Chinese job market boosted by 5G Previous ArticleXiaomi plots 5G device ramp in 2020Next ArticleChina Unicom profit climbs despite mobile weakness Singtel lights SA 5G network Chinese operators have yet to launch commercial 5G services, but the technology was tipped to have already made a significant contribution to the nation’s economy by providing growing opportunities on the job market.Online recruitment platform Zhaopin stated jobs related to the technology grew ninefold between January and May compared to the same period in 2018, South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported.The growth of job openings was valued 806 per cent year-on-year, with average monthly salary growing 44 per cent to CNY15,644 ($2,212).However, the demand for specialists working in the field of 5G seemed to be far from met, with an increase in job applicants of just 151 per cent for the period.Investment in the new network technology in China is forecast to stand at CNY900 billion to CNY1.5 trillion between 2020 and 2025, SCMP reported, citing data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT).CAICT also predicted the next-generation mobile technology will generate CNY10.6 trillion in economic value and more than 3 million jobs in the five-year period.In June, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued commercial 5G licences to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network.Operators reportedly signed up more than 10 million 5G subscribers, ahead of commercial launches on standalone infrastructure, which are expected by the close of this month. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Author
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia’s new bulldog mascot has passed his audition and finally earned an official title.“Que,” who has served as the unofficial replacement for Uga IX this season, will be formally named Uga X at Georgia’s home game against Georgia Southern on Nov. 21.Que is replacing his grandfather, 11-year-old “Russ,” who worked 25 games as an interim mascot from 2009-12 and then 38 games as the official mascot from 2012-14. Russ compiled a record of 44-19.The 1-year-old Que made his debut as mascot in Georgia’s preseason picture day for fans, making his rise to official status only a formality.Frank “Sonny” Seiler’s family, based in Savannah, Georgia, has bred the line of English bulldog mascots since Uga I made his debut in 1956.