China Mobile launches 5G at Hong Kong International Airport

  • April 27, 2021
  • William Payne

China Mobile Hong Kong has launched 5G at Hong Kong International Airport, making it the first local operator to offer a 5G service at the international travel hub. 

China Mobile’s 5G network at Hong Kong International Airport covers the check-in hall, baggage reclaim area, as well as arrival halls A and B. 

According to the latest 5G speed test completed at HKIA, China Mobile’s 5G network has recorded 500Mbps and 104Mbps for download and upload speeds respectively at the departure hall on level 7 of Terminal 1, and 446Mbps download speed and 80.8Mbps upload speed at the arrival hall on level 5 of Terminal 1. 

“Hong Kong International Airport is a global transportation hub and the entrance for tourists visiting from all parts of the world,” said Mr Sean Lee, chief executive of China Mobile Hong Kong. “By being the pioneer to introduce the 5G network to Hong Kong International Airport, CMHK is dedicated to providing visitors with a superlative network experience. We are ecstatic to join hands with HKIA in creating a world-class 5G smart airport that sets a model for all others to follow.”