China Mobile Activates the “First Island Chain Distant Seas 5G Network” for oceangoing ships on 15 February.
I’m at sea now, and the video call is very clear!” On February 15, China Fisheries 32550 entered distant seas from Haimen District, Nantong City, Jiangsu Province. The captain was communicating with colleagues on China Mobile’s 5G network about the details of his work. Relying on the Apstar 6D satellite and on-board satellite stations, China Mobile activated the “First Island Chain Distant Seas 5G Network” for the first time in our country. [The network] realizes all-weather, no-blind zone 5G network communication for oceangoing ships in our country’s first island chain.
“我现在在海上，视频通话很清晰！”2月15日，中国渔政32550从江苏省南通市海门区开赴远海，船长正通过中国移动5G网络与同事沟通工作细节。依托亚太6D卫星和船上卫星站，中国移动在我国首次开通第一岛链远海5G网络，实现了远洋船舶在我国第一岛链内全天候、无盲区5G网络通信。“5G Reaches the First Island China for the First Time,” People’s Posts and Telecommunications, February 17, 2023, Page 1.