China Mobile has ordered the first (small) batch of 5G base stations, splitting the 500 units between Huawei (half), Ericsson (110), ZTE (80), Nokia (30), and Datang/Fiberhome (30.)
Datang was the pioneer in TD-SCDMA, the standard developed in China. They have a strong patent position in 5G as well. They fell on hard times and the government merged them with Fiberhome in Chengdu.
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