Shanghai’s 1000M fixed broadband now reaches 9.6 million households, with an average broadband downlink speed of 50.32Mbps. In addition, over 31000 5G base stations are installed outdoor, and close to 50000 indoors, with up to 800Mbps downlink speed. 1000Mbps or 125MB/s on average lead to the following download duration: MP3 file = 3MB: less than 1 second, TV episode = 350MB: 3 seconds, 720p High Definition TV episode = 950MB: 8 seconds, and Blu-Ray Movie = 15GB: 2 minutes.

Science and Technology Daily, November 13, 2020