On October 29, the Daily Economic News reporter learned the details of the 5G package from operator insiders, and the three operators’ 5G packages were not less than 128 yuan per month. At the same time, operators for the first time to take the internet speed pricing, China Unicom divided into two 5G speed grades, China Mobile divided into three 5G speed grades.
Such as China Unicom 199 yuan and the following prices of 5G package, Internet speed limit of 500Mbps, 299 yuan and above 5G package speed up to 1Gbps, beyond the package outside the traffic of 3 yuan per GB.
China Mobile’s 5G Smart Life Card (Personal Edition), 5G Basic Service 5G Internet Speed Limit to 300Mbps, 5G Premium Service 5G Internet Speed Limit to 500Mbps, 5G Extreme Service 5G Internet Speed Limit at 1Gbps.
China Mobile 5G Package Introduction Picture Source: Screenshot of China Mobile’s official website
Why divide the 5G plan by the rate Of Internet access? Operator insiders told the Daily Economic News reporter, mainly because of “Internet speed also when products sold, low-cost low-speed, high-priced high-speed”, similar to the current fixed-line broadband selling at the rate of business model.
Specific fees, such as China Unicom 129 yuan monthly rental of 5G ice cream package, including 30GB of traffic (10GB of traffic in the early period), voice calls to give away 500 minutes. 159 yuan 5G package traffic for 40GB, 199 yuan 5G package traffic for 60GB, 299 yuan 5G package traffic for 100GB, there are other packages to choose from.
Photo: Carrier Insider
An operator insider told reporters that the 5G package has three main characteristics: 5G package contains more traffic, plus no price increases, 5G package Internet speed is faster, up to 10 times 4G, 5G package fillad with a variety of member benefits. It also said that the previous 5G package will have a discount, the overall 5G package at the beginning of a year or two price will certainly not be cheap, the next will come down.
Earlier, the three carriers launched a two-month 5G free experience package in August and September, which was extended to the end of October. Operator5G package bookings also exceeded 10 million people, this time finally ushered in the official package. Reporters also learned that the three operations are in the last 5G package new business staff training, in preparation for the official implementation of November 1.
“Daily Economic News” reporter noted that the 5G package price processing threshold is obviously much higher than the 4G package. However, at the same traffic size, 5G package traffic is cheaper per unit price.
According to the changjiang securities report, South Korea 5G commercial after 5G ARPU value (per capita monthly income) than 4G increased by 75%, for the domestic mapping significance.
From the Korean 5G commercial situation, its 5G package price between 325 yuan to 740 yuan, the average ARPU value of 5G users than 4G increased by 75%, while the price per GB fell to one-tenth of 4G, to achieve a win-win situation for operators and consumers. Changjiang Securities expects that in order to support the huge investment in the domestic 5G network, the implementation of 5G package, the next three years after the domestic operator ARPU is expected to increase by 20%.
It is worth noting that Beijing and Shanghai have become the most 5G signal coverage of the city, Guangzhou, Hangzhou and other cities have also achieved 5G network coverage. It is expected that by the end of this year, the country will have more than 130,000 5G base stations. Today, the Beijing Municipal Communications Administration also disclosed that, so far, Beijing has built a total of 5G base stations 13014, the opening of 5G base stations 10829, has exceeded the target of the beginning of the year planned to build 10,000 5G base stations.