By Kate Yuan
(JW Insights) Sep 26 -- China Bester Group Telecom (中贝通信), a telecommunication service supplier, will build a GPU intelligent computing center and a power battery production base in Hefei of eastern China’s Anhui Province with RMB5.5 billion ($752.38 million) investment, according to Hefei’s Shushan Economic Development Zone.
The GPU intelligent computing center will cost an investment of RMB3.5 billion ($478.79 million). It will build an industrial-grade AI computing server cluster leveraging China Bester's advantages in energy storage, photovoltaics, and liquid cooling. After completion, it will become the first "low-carbon AI computing center" in Anhui Province and meet the needs of AI companies in East China and South China regions for AI model training and inference.
With an RMB2 billion ($273.59 million) investment, the power battery production base will build a lithium-ion battery and energy storage system production line with an annual production capacity of 10 GWh. The project is scheduled to be completed and put into operation in 2024.
Founded in 1992, China Bester is based in Wuhan of central China’s Hubei Province. It focuses on 5G new infrastructure and cloud computing services, mainly providing cloud hosting-based computing, storage, cloud services, and solutions for government and industry customers.
Listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2018, China Bester is a significant service provider for China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom in 5G network construction. The company has established more than 20 secondary operating organizations and subsidiaries in China, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Africa, according to its official website.