CTM Granted 5G No.1 Licence – 5G Service Expected to Launch on 14 Nov
(11 Nov 2022, Hong Kong) – CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (“CITIC Telecom” or the “Group”; stock code: 1883), Asia-Pacific leading multinational internet-oriented telecommunications enterprise providing comprehensive services, announced its subsidiary Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau, S.A.R.L. (“CTM”) has secured the no. 1 licence of 5G network operation for a term of 8 years issued by the Macau SAR Government on 7 Nov 2022. CTM has formulated various 5G plans which are expected to launch on 14 Nov.
CTM has been striving to serve Macau citizens with quality telecom service, and has realised 5G full indoor and outdoor coverage upon which the download speed could reach 1.6Gbps during the site tests. The network supports both NSA and SA standards, bringing high-quality and stable 5G network service experiences to its customers.
Regarding green sustainable development, CTM has deployed a smart energy management system for 5G cell sites considering environmental protection.
Mr. XIN Yue Jiang, Chairman of CITIC Telecom, said, “We are honoured to become the 5G network carrier in Macau. This achievement is another recognition after the issuance of the 4G licence by the Macau SAR Government in 2015. CITIC Telecom expresses its sincere gratitude to the Macau SAR Government and the people of Macau for their trust in and support to CTM. With a deeply rooted foundation and extensive service in Macau, the Group has realized the 5G network coverage and is going to launch quality 5G plans soon, strived to speed up digital transformation, develop a higher level of smart city, ultimately realizing a new chapter of digitalization in Macau.”