BEIJING, Oct. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- China's major ICT event PT Expo China 2017, held from Sep 27-30, came to a close today at the China National Convention Center (CNCC), Beijing. 59,600 unique attendees, including those from More than 400 exhibitors and 470 media, gathered during the four days. Chinese vice premier Ma Kai also visited the show.
5G and NB-IoT highlight the Event
5G telecom-controlled driving presented a high performance with extremely low latency. As commercial 5G approaches, 5G applications are flourishing at PT Expo China 2017. In addition to the result of China's 2nd phase 5G Trial released by the IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group, the event was truly a "5G battle".
NB-IoT was another pillar that ignited all attendees' enthusiasm. The first ever Smart City Zone incredibly demonstrated real NB-IoT practices and solutions. Through Yingtan City and other companies' immensely showcasing, visitors witnessed how NB-IoT empowered various sectors such as transport, agriculture, medicine, sharing bikes, street lamps, and even luggages.
Conference Shapes the Industry Future
ICT China High Level Forum continues to hold the conference program of PT Expo China 2017. More than 320 speakers delivered their speeches to 4827 audiences, sharing fresh ideas of ICTs and vertical markets in the field of 5G, NB-IoT, ICT and Future Cities, SDN/NFV, Data Center, MEC, Smart Life, Emergency Communications, Optical Communications, Big Data and Cloud Computing, and Digital Health.
A bridge serving the Industry and the Government, China and the Globe
As hosted by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the event has been serving as a bridge in all aspects. PT Expo China 2017 welcomed vice Premier Ma Kai, nine minister-level officials and more than 30 local government groups. Embassies and trading organizations passionately participated in "The Belt and Road Initiative" Trading Fair, a new series activity during the event that connects entities from outside China with Chinese companies for international business promoting.
People & Technology: A new Brand Positioning
"Bonding people & people, technologies & technologies, people & technologies", the 27-year-old PT Expo China proposes its new brand positioning this year. The letters P & T originally stand for "posts & telecoms", which reflected the main exhibiting contents when the event was firstly held. A new interpretation was given now: people & technology, aiming to embrace the ongoing tech convergence.