Telecommunications Science ›› 2020, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (5): 1-7.doi: 10.11959/j.issn.1000-0801.2020151

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Application of blockchain in telecom operators

Yunyong ZHANG1,Gang CHENG2,Gang AN2,Xuehong YANG2,Guixiang ZOU2   

  1. 1 Product Center of China China United Network Communications Group Co.,Ltd.,Beijing 100033,China
    2 Research Institute of China United Network Communications Co.,Ltd.,Beijing 100176,China
  • Revised:2020-04-20 Online:2020-05-20 Published:2020-05-18
  • Supported by:
    The National Key Research and Development Project(2019YFF0302903)


Blockchain is another disruptive technological revolution after the IoT,cloud computing and big data.Blockchain technology and typical application cases were firstly introduced,and then the role of blockchain technology and blockchain in operators were analyzed.Secondly,combined with the characteristics of the blockchain,the application of blockchain in multiple operators were focused on,such as infrastructure,international roaming settlement,digital points issuance and trading,data storage,cross-border payment,identity verification,and credit reporting.Finally,the challenges faced by operators in the comprehensive application of blockchain were introduced.

Key words: blockchain, decentralization, telecom operator

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