New Tech Hub
Guizhou Province, one of China’s least developed regions, has become a hub for China’s Big Data industry, attracting Tencent and other global tech giants as the country’s digital economy continues to prosper.
During the China International Big Data Industry Expo 2018 held in the provincial capital of Guiyang from May 26 to 29, 199 projects were signed, attracting total investment of 35.28 billion yuan ($5.5 billion), according to the organizing committee.
As China’s first Big Data pilot zone, the mountainous province is a top choice for Big Data facilities due to its moderate climate, sufficient power supply and good network infrastructure. It has already attracted heavyweights such as Apple, Qualcomm, Huawei, Tencent, Alibaba and Foxconn to establish cloud computing and Big Data cen-