From 2018 to the present, the China International Import Expo (hereinafter referred to as the “CIIE”) has been held for four consecutive sessions. It is generally regarded as the “golden door” to promote international exchanges and cooperation, and has attracted the participation of many enterprises. From November 5th to 10th, the 4th China International Import Expo was held at the Shanghai National Convention and Exhibition Center in the shape of a “four-leaf clover”. Qualcomm participated and participated in the exhibition for the fourth consecutive year. With the theme of “5G to Everything”, it focuses on the application practice of cutting-edge technologies such as 5G, AI, XR, and intelligent Internet of Things, as well as the fruitful results achieved with Chinese partners in related industries, which once again reflects Qualcomm’s “rooted in China, The business philosophy of sharing wisdom and achieving innovation”, and the determination to help Chinese partners develop domestic and international “dual circulation”. At present, Qualcomm has confirmed to participate in and participate in the fifth CIIE next year.

Qualcomm’s booth at the 4th China International Import Expo

With the blessing of 5G, the digital economy has become one of the cornerstones of the “dual cycle”

In recent years, 5G has been accelerating its large-scale deployment and has become an important force in promoting the high-quality development of the digital economy. Looking back on the development of 5G, we can find that from the technical reserve period, pre-commercialization, commercial use of 5G to today’s rapid popularization, Qualcomm and Chinese industry partners have carried out long-term and in-depth cooperation to jointly promote 5G to become the fastest generation of cellular networks to deploy technology. The data shows that as of September 2021, the number of 5G base stations in China has reached 1.159 million, the number of 5G terminal connections has reached 450 million, and there have been more than 10,000 5G application innovation cases. At the same time, with the close collaboration of the entire industry chain, 5G-enabled scenarios are constantly being extended and expanded. The digital economy supported by 5G will become an important force for China to promote high-quality and high-efficiency “dual-cycle” development. According to the statistics of the Academy of Information and Communications Technology, the growth rate of China’s digital economy in 2020 is more than three times the nominal growth rate of GDP in the same period, “becoming a key driving force for stable economic growth”.

In this process, 5G millimeter wave and other cutting-edge technologies that represent an important direction of 5G evolution and enable a digital and intelligent society will play an increasingly important role. During the CIIE, Qualcomm highlighted innovative application prospects such as 5G millimeter wave technology evolution, 5G millimeter wave realization of unbounded XR, 5G future factory, 5G V2X Internet of Vehicles, 5G wide-area coverage technology evolution, and 5G industrial precise positioning. The demonstration also includes the 8K video backhaul service of 5G millimeter wave large uplink frame structure, and the application cases of 5G millimeter wave bringing massive capacity and new experience to stadiums.

Application case of 8K video backhaul service with 5G mmWave large uplink frame structure

According to the 5G millimeter wave test plan of the IMT-2020 (5G) promotion group, the millimeter wave large uplink frame structure will be promoted in 2021 to support differentiated application scenarios. Ultra-high-definition video, especially the real-time backhaul of 8K video, has very high requirements on the uplink bandwidth of the mobile network. In May this year, under the technical guidance of the IMT-2020 (5G) promotion group, ZTE, China Unicom, Qualcomm and TVU Networks successfully completed the world’s first large uplink frame structure based on the 26GHz (n258) frequency band in the laboratory environment. 5G mmWave 8K video backhaul service demonstration. In August, Qualcomm and ZTE successfully demonstrated the important features required for 5G mmWave deployment in China in order to cooperate with and support the 5G mmWave testing and deployment requirements for 200MHz carrier bandwidth formulated by the IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group. The commercial use of 5G millimeter waves lays the foundation for technical verification.

In addition, during the CIIE, Qualcomm and its Chinese partners showcased nearly 20 5G flagship commercial terminals based on the Snapdragon 888/888 Plus mobile platform, bringing visitors an excellent experience brought by the Snapdragon 5G mobile platform.

In addition to 5G smartphones, Qualcomm also showcased the Lynk & Co 09, a luxury smart flagship SUV equipped with the third-generation Snapdragon automotive digital cockpit platform at the China International Import Expo, which supports voice interaction and enables voice control of switch, height, and brightness. At the same time, the whole car can achieve precise sound pickup in four-tone zones and six-screen support for multi-screen linkage. In the past 20 years, Qualcomm has cooperated extensively with the automotive ecosystem. According to data, more than 150 million vehicles worldwide have adopted Qualcomm’s automotive solutions.

Lynk & Co 09 equipped with the 3rd generation Snapdragon automotive digital cockpit platform showcases the smart cockpit experience

As a new generation of mobile communication technology, 5G will also expand from mobile phones and automobiles to more product forms and vertical industries. According to statistics, at present, more than 1,000 terminals using Snapdragon 5G modems and RF solutions have been released or are being designed, including smartphones, 5G Modules, mobile hotspots, CPE, 5G PCs, and automobiles.

Close cooperation to help Chinese partners develop “dual circulation” in domestic and international markets

Modern society is a collaborative society, and the mobile communication industry is also one of the most globalized industries. During the CIIE, Meng Pu, Chairman of Qualcomm China, said at the Hongqiao International Economic Forum “‘Intelligence’ Creates a New Era: Intelligent Technology and Industrial Integration” sub-forum, “The CIIE provides a very good international cooperation, International exchange platform. The development of the communications industry in the past 20 years is inseparable from international cooperation, so we must insist on promoting globalization, whether it is standard formulation, technology research and development, global collaboration, and the establishment of global supply chains, all of which are inseparable Global cooperation.”

Meng Pu, Chairman of Qualcomm China, participated in the roundtable discussion at the sub-forum of “‘Intelligence’ Creates a New Era: Integration of Intelligent Technology and Industry” at the Hongqiao International Economic Forum

It is also an industry consensus to participate and benefit together. Before the issuance of 5G licenses, many Chinese manufacturers and Qualcomm jointly announced the “5G Pilot Program” to accelerate the development of terminal products such as 5G mobile phones and jointly promote the global commercialization of 5G. As of the end of September 2021, the number of 5G terminal connections in China has reached 450 million; overseas, Chinese mobile phone brands have also entered the first camp of 5G commercial terminals in other regions of the world. It can be said that with the development opportunities brought by 5G, Chinese terminal enterprises have actively integrated into the overall pattern of global technological innovation, demonstrated strong efficiency and innovation capabilities, and achieved good development performance in both the international and domestic markets.

Qian Kun, Senior Vice President of Qualcomm, delivered a speech at the “2021 Forum on the Integration of Foreign Enterprises into Dual Circulation”

In this process, Qualcomm and its partners have jointly promoted the expansion of 5G from mobile phones to automobiles, robots, Expanded reality, Internet of Things, Industrial Internet and other industries, and support more companies to develop domestic and foreign markets.

During the CIIE, at the “2021 Foreign-funded Enterprises Integration into Dual Circulation Theme Forum” organized by the International Business Daily, a media directly under the Ministry of Commerce, the organizer released the “2021 Foreign-funded Enterprises Integration into Dual Circulation Practice Cases”, among which Qualcomm and Chinese partners The co-sponsored “5G Pilot Program” was selected into this case set, which also represents the event organizers’ commitment to Qualcomm’s efforts to help Chinese manufacturers in the “dual cycle” development process of domestic and foreign markets by promoting innovation and co-building an ecosystem. Positive effect affirmation. Qian Kun, senior vice president of Qualcomm, said at the forum, “MNCs, including Qualcomm, are actually at the junction of the ‘dual cycle’ and are an important force in promoting the mutual promotion and coordinated development of the dual cycle.”

Hou Mingjuan, Global Vice President of Qualcomm, delivered a speech at the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area semiconductor Industry International Cooperation Forum”

On the other hand, the wide application of 5G in all walks of life is also becoming an important engine for promoting regional economic development. Hou Mingjuan, global vice president of Qualcomm, said when participating in the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Semiconductor Industry International Cooperation Forum”, “Qualcomm has been helping the innovation and development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has strong economic strength and perfect Qualcomm’s industrial system and the leading domestic infrastructure network, the advantages of developing the 5G industry are very obvious. Qualcomm has maintained close cooperation with many customers in the Greater Bay Area. In the future, Qualcomm will continue to deepen its cooperation with Guangdong Province and the Greater Bay Area. Together with our partners in the Greater Bay Area, we will promote and deepen the transformation of 5G-enabled industries.”

The Links:   MEO450-12DA(H) SKM400GB124D