Softbank plans to invest $19 billion in 5g to deploy 355000 base stations in the next 10 years

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Original title: Softbank plans to invest $19 billion in 5g to deploy 355000 base stations in the next 10 years
[techweb] according to foreign media reports, Softbank group led by sun Zhengyi is famous for its investment in Alibaba, Yahoo and other companies. However, their business is not limited to investment. Many of their companies have also set foot in telecom business. Softbank, which holds 67% of Softbank group’s shares, is one of Japan’s telecom operators.
As an important telecom operator in Japan, Softbank is also vigorously developing 5g. In March this year, Softbank has launched 5g commercial services in some parts of Japan.
5g is expected to lead the development of mobile communication in the next decade, and vigorously developing 5g also requires a lot of investment. Softbank also decided to invest a lot of money in the next decade.
According to foreign media reports, Softbank has decided to invest 2 trillion yen, equivalent to about 19.114 billion US dollars, in the next 10 years to deploy 5g network.
Softbank’s goal is to increase the number of 5g base stations from less than 10000 to 50000 in March 2022, providing 5g services to densely populated areas; and to increase the number of 5g base stations to 200000 by 2025, so as to ensure that users throughout the country can continuously access the 5g network.
Softbank’s ultimate goal is to deploy 350000 5g base stations in Japan and make 5g the standard for commercial activities.