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June 24, 2016
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China promises GPS system that's "reliable, safe and free"
Beijing (XNA) Jun 23, 2016
China's homegrown navigation system, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), will provide continuous, stable and reliable open services to users "free of charge", said a government report on Thursday. Currently, B1I and B2I open service signals are being broadcast by the operating BDS-2 to provide open services to the Asia-Pacific region free of charge, said a white paper on the BDS issued by the State Council Information Office. The services cover an area between 55 degrees north lati ... read more

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