Changes ahead for early education in China: The three-child policy and 5G

Early education in China

On June 1st, for China’s national holiday known as Children’s day, the Chinese government announced that they will adopt a “three-child policy”. This comes as an answer to the publication of the 7th national census released by the State Council Information Office. China had a fertility rate of just 1.3 children per woman in 2020, […]

6G in China is at the initial stage of development, here is what you should know

6G in China

As early as 2018, The 5G Technology Working Group at the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology started research into 6G in China. This makes China one of the first countries to explore 6G technology. In November 2019, the Ministry of Science and Technology, together with other key ministries and research institutions organized a 6G […]

5G development in China: covering more industries and cities in 2020

5G development in China

The Chinese internet reaches 900 million people, most of which are mobile users, setting the foundation for success in 5G development. Forecasts show that Chinese 5G users will reach 650 million by 2023, covering around 40% of the Chinese population. Additionally, the government views 5G development in China as crucial to the country’s tech sector […]

Telemedicine in China: Healthcare reaches a new status quo during the COVID-19 pandemic

telemedicine market in China

Data source: Market size of telemedicine in China from 2015-2019 Telemedicine consumer penetration Given the COVID-19 situation in the beginning of 2020, it is no surprise that the penetration rate jumped up by 2% YOY. By April 2019, the number of users of online telemedicine services in China had reached 45 million, with industry […]

Daxue Talks transcript #73: Development of 5G and software in China

software development

Find here Daxue Talks episode 73. Aurelien Rigart, Vice President and partner at IT Consultis, answers our questions regarding the development of the 5G in China and discusses the differences between developing software in China and in the rest of the world. Have clients ever asked you to develop on the Huawei OS? How is […]

Daxue Talks 72: Comparing WeChat mini-programs and brand’s native app

brand native app in China

0:54: What features and functions can be developed through mini-programs? Can we develop a chatbot, a mini-game, a payment system, a shop, a face recognition, or CR? Also, what can and cannot be implemented through a mini-program? 3:02: What features are usable with a native app that you cannot find in a mini-program? 5:36: What […]

The smartphone market in China: Still largely untapped

smartphone market in China

The total number of Chinese smartphone users has reached 748 million in 2019. Approximately 53% of the population uses smartphones, leaving much of the smartphone market in China untapped. This number is expected to reach 868 million by 2023. With the sudden prevalence of smartphones in China, smartphone user habits are different in China from […]