Russia's MTS and China's Huawei sign agreement on 5G

Russia's MTS and China's Huawei sign agreement on 5G

Russia's top mobile phone operator MTS and China's Huawei signed an agreement on Wednesday to develop 5G technology in Russia and to hold test launches this year and in 2020.

5G logo at the Hanover trade fair in Hanover, Germany
A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured at a trade fair in Hanover, Germany on Mar 31, 2019. (File photo: Reuters/Fabian Bimmer)

MOSCOW: Russia's top mobile phone operator MTS and China's Huawei signed an agreement on Wednesday to develop 5G technology in Russia and to hold test launches this year and in 2020.

The agreement was signed following talks in Moscow between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin and Anastasia Teterevleva; writing by Maria Kiselyova; editing by Tom Balmforth)

Source: Reuters

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