NEW INFRASTRUCTURE PRODUCT MANUAL
Building new infrastructure is a major strategic plan of China standing from the present and looking into the future. In December 2018, the Central Economic Work Conference proposed to accelerate the pace of 5G commercialization and strengthen the development of new infrastructure such as artificial intelligence (AI), industrial Internet, and Internet of Things (IoT). The sessions of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and the Central Economic Work Conference in 2019 once again pointed out that accelerating the development of new infrastructure such as information networks and strengthening the development of strategic and network-based infrastructure. The session the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee in February 2020 stressed the need to accelerate the development of 5G networks and industrial Internet. In March, the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee further emphasized accelerating the development of new infrastructure such as 5G networks and data centers.
As a scientific research institution directly under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), CAICT, centering on the national strategy of “building China into a world manufacturing power and a world cyber power”, has strongly supported the country in terms of major strategies, plans, policies, standards, testing and certification in the field of ICT and the integration of the informatization and industrialization. In response to the country's call to "accelerate the pace of 5G commercialization and strengthen the development of new infrastructure such as AI, industrial Internet, and IoT", CAICT, taking new infrastructure as the main line, compiled this New Infrastructure Product Manual, which summarizes the research results and supporting services in such areas as 5G, industrial Internet, intelligent manufacturing, mobile Internet, IoT, Internet of Vehicles, future networks, cloud computing, big data, blockchain, AI, VR/AR, intelligent hardware, and network and information security. CAICT wishes to help local governments and partners from the industry create a modern infrastructure system that is intensive, efficient, economical, affordable, smart, green, secure, and reliable.