Posted by Gareth Icke Posted on 9 November 2020

China successfully sends world’s first 6G satellite into orbit to test technology

The rollout of 5G networks is nowhere near complete, but China is already looking ahead to what comes next. The Asian power this week successfully launched the world’s first 6G satellite into space to test the technology.

The experimental satellite containing sixth-generation telecommunications technology was launched into Earth’s orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in China’s northern Shanxi Province on Friday.

The satellite was ferried to space along with 12 other satellites on board a Long March 6 carrier rocket. 

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