China

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code

CN

M49 Code

156

MCC

460

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia, exercising jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing) and the Special Administrative Regions Hong Kong and Macau, also claiming sovereignty over Taiwan.

China is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-3. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) who is also charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

Markets

The major stock exchanges in this country include;

National Mobile Network Operators

There are 3 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G: Active
4G: Active
5G: Trialling
IoT: Active
IoT Technology: NB-IoT (LTE Cat-NB1)
3G: N/A
4G: Active
5G: In Deployment
IoT: Active
IoT Technology: NB-IoT (LTE Cat-NB1)
3G: N/A
4G: Active
5G: Trialling
IoT: Active
IoT Technology: NB-IoT (LTE Cat-NB1)

Technology Developers

There are 2 technology developers operating in this region.