China has officially announced the commencement of R&D work for the 6G communications service, just days after launching the 5G mobile service in the country. Its aim is to make the country a world leader in the next stage of communication technology and leave the US and other Western countries behind. China's Ministry of Science and Technology on Wednesday announced the establishment of two offices to develop 6G. With this, the competition for the next generation of mobile data services has started after 5G technology of very high speed. The Ministry said that one of these offices will be of government agencies which will be responsible for the policy making concerned. Different colleges in another office, There will be 37 experts from research councils and enterprises. It is expected that they will advise policy makers. China Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Wang Xi said that worldwide communication technology is still under investigation and there is no consensus on its definition and usage.
China's official newspaper 'China Daily' quoted him on Thursday, saying, "The ministry will work with the relevant departments for the development of 6G, its fundamental principles, key technologies and standards." 5G technology was introduced across the country. Government company China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom introduced 5G data services across the country. This beginning has come at a time when China is in a tussle with the US over technology and business, and China hopes that India and countries of the world will convert existing 4G technology to 5G. 5G technology is next generation mobile technology in which data can be downloaded at 10 to 100 times faster than existing 4G network.
It is noteworthy that South Korea, The US and the UK will also launch the 5G network this year. China is eyeing India's largest telecom market in the world. It has demanded from India that its company Huawei be allowed to test the 5G network. China said that India should be neutral and take a neutral decision. It has made this appeal against the backdrop of the US call in which it has asked allied countries not to approve China's top telecom company for security reasons.