World Communication Network News (CWW) reports the development of digital economy is in full swing with huge market potential. Relevant data show that the scale of digital economy will reach 60 trillion yuan in 2025, accounting for more than 50% of GDP. The digital transformation space for customers reached 15.5 trillion yuan, with an average annual growth rate of 28%. Smart Middle Platform is China Mobile’s "new engine for the digital intelligence economy".
China Mobile has made great efforts to build a platform that meets the industry standard by leveraging China Mobile’s extensive digital resources. With the experience and proven track record, China Mobile has qdeveloped holistic capabilities in emerging technologies such as big data, AI, blockchain etc. As a result, China Mobile has unveiled a unified portal – an intelligent middle platform, and built a "business + data + technology" Analytics as a Service (AaaS) system which enables full operation of a Smart Middle Platform. The platform has effectively driven transformation of local enterprises and elevated their marketing, service, management, innovation to the next level. Also, the platform has enabled the application of digital intelligence in society, supporting government affairs and development of financial, cultural tourism and other industries.
At present, China Mobile's Smart Middle Platform has 325 capabilities, with an average monthly usage of more than 8.1 billion times, and has more than 2,000 internal and external applications with intelligent capabilities. Wutong’s accumulated centralized big data exceeds 600PB, leading the industry in terms of scale. China Mobile says that it will build AaaS to create a win-win ecosystem and push its capabilities to a higher level. At the same time, it will build the Jiu-Tian artificial intelligence platform under three pillars -- mobile cloud, Wutong big data platform and Jiu Tian Artificial Intelligence Platform, which will enable more capabilities. It can help integrate basic communication, artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, security certification, precise positioning and other capabilities under a unified platform and flexibly pull relevant and complementary capabilities and services together and therefore, empowering thousands of businesses.