Improve Living Conditions for All Through ICTs – Smart Future For all China

Post and Telecom Press China

Session 333

16:30–18:15, Thursday, 15 June 2017 Room C2, ITU Tower Thematic Workshop

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Digital transformation is changing the world, which means huge opportunities for all industries throughout the country. With the development of ICT technologies, we are entering the era of the Internet of Things (IoT). 

China has the condition of huge population, wide coverage and difference in districts, however, through the utilization of ICTs, public in China are living smarter and more equal. Moreover, through the deployment of ICT technology, the Government now can better fulfill their responsibilities. 

The session aims at introducing how China uses ICTs to build a smarter future for all. The session will be presented through several examples, which can be representative of each field. These examples can be epitomes of China's different fields, thus audiences can portray their own visions of China by their own. 

The projects related to E-health include Yihudaojia APP and Ningbo Cloud Hospital, one is a platform that shares innovative model of at-home care services, another is a virtual hospital, which achieves online and offline integration of diagnosis and treatment services. Both of these ease the tense conditions of hospitals, help the Government dealing with the aging problem, improve the capabilities of widespread primary medical institutions and bring huge development potential to medical services.

The project using ICTs to improve living condition and the quality of environment is the Refuse Landfill Aerobic Ecological Restoration Technology. The construction of hazardous wastes landfill sites in China makes hazardous wastes landfill locations become really isolated from the biosphere, thus avoids secondary pollution.  

Projects related to improve the smartness of Government include China e-Government Information Accessibility Public Services System and the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games Main Operation Centre Information System Project. They narrow the digital divide, achieve fair sharing of information for the public, and promote the construction of information barrier-free environment of e-government. 

The session will also share some leading achievements in China, like MBB2020, which is a vision that from now until 2020, China will make evolutions in the Internet; it is also about using 5G to promote faster, more convenient life for all. The Beijing Yizhuang Cloud Computing Center Building Project, which can provide a better operating environment for different industries to carry out centralized information processing, transmission and exchange. The project can promote the development of cloud computing and IDC products and services by changing the model from relying on resource consumption and regional preferential to driven by innovation and value growth.

The session also focuses on telecom big data, which is a main trend in ICT field. Using big data to provide high-quality solutions, consulting reports, data report and cloud services to all industries. Through big data, the country is more likely to build smart cities and to promote smart consumption model, reduce energy utilization, and better prevent some diseases.

From now to 2025, through ICTs technologies, China will experience a great shift. More equalities will be brought to society, more chances will be brought; most importantly, the country will achieve the combination of economic growth and sustainable environment development.  


Ms Yan Deng


Ms. Meng Wang, VP, QianYi health management company Ltd

Ms. Yao Zhao, Deputy Director, Internet Society of China

Mr. Michael Holdmann , President, ISCRI US

Ms. Yan Deng, Marketing President, Global Wireless Network Department in Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Mr. Klaus Zimmer, Senior Vice President, Neusoft Corporation and President of Neusoft Europe

Mr. Yan Huang, Director, China Mobile Communications Corporation

Mr. Nianqi Zhang, Analyst of Big data, China Mobile Group Jiangsu Co., Ltd

Mr. Xiaofeng Xu, Senior Engineer, Jiangsu Province Post and Telecommunications Planning and Design Institute Co., LTD.

Ms. Yueqin Chen,Senior Engineer, Jiangsu Province Post and Telecommunications Planning and Design Institute Co., LTD.

Session's link to WSIS Action Lines

  • AL C1 logo C1. The role of public governance authorities and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • AL C3 logo C3. Access to information and knowledge
  • AL C4 logo C4. Capacity building
  • AL C6 logo C6. Enabling environment
  • AL C7 e-Gov logo C7. ICT Applications: E-government
  • AL C7 e-Hea logo C7. ICT Applications: E-health
  • AL C8 logo C8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
  • AL C11 logo C11. International and regional cooperation

Session's link to Sustainable Development Process

  • Goal 3: Good health and well-being logo Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth logo Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 10: Reduced inequalities logo Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities logo Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production logo Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Goal 13: Climate action logo Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Goal 14: Life below water logo Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources
  • Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions logo Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals logo Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development


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