China News Service, Guangzhou, May 17 (Reporter Tang Guijiang) On the morning of May 17, the 2021 World Telecommunications and Information Society Day Commemoration Conference of Guangdong Information and Communication Industry and the Southern Communication Forum were held in Guangzhou Yuexiu International Conference Center.

Zhang Jiaji, vice chairman of the Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, attended the meeting; Su Shaolin, party secretary and director of Guangdong Communications Administration, Hao Liqian, chairman of Guangdong Communications Industry Association and general manager of Guangdong Unicom, delivered a speech, and vice chairman of China Communications Standards Association Wen Ku, secretary-general and former director of the Information and Communication Development Department of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, gave a keynote speech.

The conference played a video speech made by Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, to the 2021 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.

Su Shaolin, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group and Director of the Guangdong Provincial Communications Administration, said that during the epidemic prevention and control and resumption of production last year, the information and communications industry ensured smooth communications, provided data support, used smart technologies, and expanded information consumption. , Driving industrial investment, showing strong support and guarantee capabilities and potential for innovation and development.

Data shows that Guangdong takes 1/10 of the country's network capacity, carries 1/9 of the country's telecommunications users, and creates more than 1/8 of the country's telecommunications business revenue. In addition to the business scale, the number of netizens, the number of websites, and the number of Internet companies, the country is the first to realize 100M optical fiber in all natural villages with more than 20 households, the construction and application of industrial Internet nodes are the country's leading, 5G base station and user scale, 4K users and industrial scale , The business income of Internet companies above designated size and the scale of the digital economy rank first in the country.

Hao Liqian, chairman of Guangdong Communication Industry Association and general manager of Guangdong Unicom, said that in recent years, Guangdong Unicom has comprehensively promoted 5G and cloud computing, Internet of Things, big data, blockchain and artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. The real economy will continue to expand its applications in digital government, smart cities, industrial manufacturing, health care, education, energy, transportation, cultural tourism and other fields, accelerate the digital transformation of thousands of industries, and help high-quality social and economic development.

At the meeting, Zhang Hongxia, member of the Party Leadership Group and Deputy Director of the Guangdong Provincial Communications Administration, also released two industry reports-"Guangdong Province Information and Communication Industry Development Blue Book 2020" and "Guangdong Province Internet Industry Development Report 2020" . (End)