After launching the cheapest 5G phone yesterday, Xiaomi has revealed its plan for 6G satellite network. This may sound too ambitious but it’s actually a welcome one.
The executive also revealed that Xiaomi is done with its 4G phone line in China and now making 5G phones for its home country.
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun told the state-run Xinhua News agency that the manufacturer has started preliminary research on 6G technology. Sadly, he didnâ€™t give many details regarding 6G. However, he states that Xiaomi already started the pre-research on the next network generation. Moreover, the company will work to develop solid satellite internet technologies in the future
Reports also suggest that the company will work to develop solid satellite internet technologies in the future.
Satellite internet is a key technology for people living in rural areas, where mobile networks and fixed-line infrastructure leave much to be desired.Â XiaomiÂ offers plenty of internet-based services in China, so increased internet penetration via satellite internet should ultimately benefit the company.