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BRIEF-China Telecom Expects 2019 Capex To Be 78 Billion Yuan, Including 9 Billion Yuan For 5G Development

March 19 (Reuters) - China Telecom Corp Ltd:

* SAYS IT EXPECTS 2019 CAPEX TO BE 78 BILLION YUAN ($11.61 billion), INCLUDING 9 BILLION YUAN FOR 5G DEVELOPMENT Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.7189 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)