SHANGHAI — Chinese telecom equipment makers claim they have overcome technical and standards-related challenges to establish themselves as global leaders in 5G, drawing customers from around the world even amid a challenging geopolitical environment.
BY LARA SELIGMAN / Foreignpolicy
Today, the United States is at a similar inflection point in its competition with China. But this time the U.S. government—which has grown clunky and risk averse in its dealing with innovation in the commercial sector—is ill equipped to lead in a number of key technology areas that are going to define the future of warfare.
Good news for smartphone makers: Consumers in both the U.S. and China are eager to get their hands on new, speedier 5G phones. But they’re also hot on the prospect of speedier and wireless charging. And in the U.S., not everyone knows what 5G is.
By Eric J. Savitz
China’s 5G network investments are predicted to surpass those in North America between 2019 and 2023, as the world’s second largest economy rapidly shifts from 4G to the next-generation mobile technology amid trade tensions with the United States.
By Li Tao
Huawei had previously said that its oversized 5G handset would be available in the UK before the end of July and has now confirmed that Three, Sky Mobile and Carphone Warehouse will be offering the phone to customers.
By Chris Hall
Photo taken on July 26, 2019 shows a 5G mobile phone Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) showing its downloading speed at the launching ceremony in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province. The smartphone, powered by the Balong 5000, Huawei’s first 7nm multi-code 5G chipset with the Kirin 980, is currently the world’s only dual-mode 5G cellphone that supports standalone/non-standalone (SA/NSA) simultaneously. (Xinhua/Mao Siqian)