A customer eperiences a 5G phone service in a shop. (File photo/China News Service)
(ECNS) -- China's three telecom operators jointly announced the launch of 5G commercial services at the opening ceremony of the PT Expo China, Asia's leading information and communications technology event, on Thursday.
For China Mobile's 5G services there are five categories, starting from a 128-yuan （$18）monthly package, which includes 30GB of data and 200 minutes of voice calls, to the highest at 589 yuan for 300GB of data and 3,000 minutes of voice calls.
China Mobile subscribers can add family members to a sharable plan for 169 yuan to 869 yuan per month.
China Telecom offers seven options, starting at 129 yuan for 30GB of data and 500 minutes of voice calls.
China Unicom has six options in two categories for users to choose from, with a starting price of 129 yuan for 30GB of data and 500 minutes. Customers can receive a 10 percent discount before November 30 if they commit to the mobile plan for six months.
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology granted 5G licenses for commercial use in June, marking the beginning of a new era in the country's telecommunication industry.