Xiaomi is working on a 6G satellite network, this is coming after the launch of the cheapest 5G phones. This may sound too sudden but this what Xiaomi plans on doing.
This also revealed that Xiaomi has cleared its 4G phone line in China to pave the way for 5G phones. This means that you’ll likely see more of 5G phones from Xiaomi being launched from this period onwards.
Lei Jun, the CEO of Xiaomi told the state-run Xinhua News agency that the manufacturer has started preliminary research on 6G technology. The executive didn’t uncover any more details on this matter, but they’d be joining the likes of Huawei and Samsung in working on 6G technology.
Reports also suggest that the company will work to create solid satellite internet technologies in the future.
Satellite internet is the right technology for people living in rural areas, where mobile networks and fixed-line infrastructure leave more to be entreated.
Xiaomi offers vast of internet-based services in China, so increased internet penetration via satellite internet should ultimately benefit the company.