Beijing has delivered close to 6000 5G base stations to three telecommunication operators by the end of May, 2019. According to Beijing Youth Daily newspaper, 4300 of these stations were already installed in Beijing’s urban core areas such as the new airport, the International Horticultural Exhibition, Tiananmen square, Chang’an Avenue and venues for the 2022 Winter Olympics. By 2021, these core zones, the central business district of Beijing, and several innovation centers and ecotech development areas will have 5G network coverage.

Xinhua news, June 11, 2019