Beijing Releases Industrial Internet Campaign Plan for 2021 – 2023, Focus on 5G Applications


China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has unveiled a new plan to spur development of the country’s Industrial Internet over the next three years.

The “Industrial Internet Innovative Development Campaign Plan (2021 – 2023) (工业互联网创新发展行动计划(2021-2023年)) outlines targets including:

  • Basic completion of a national industrial internet big data centre system by 2023;
  • Establishment of 20 regional sub-centres and 10 industrial sub-centres by 2023;
  • Deepening of 5G and industrial internet integration;
  • Support for industrial enterprises to establish fully 5G connected factories;
  • Driving 5G applications from external and ancillary links to penetrate core production links;
  • Explore the establishment of specialist 5G networks and operating models;
  • Planning for 5G industrial internet special frequencies;
  • Undertaking industrial 5G specialist network trials.