5G, or the fifth-generation mobile telecommunications technology, enables data to be transferred at a speed that's 20 times faster than existing standards. This topic covers breaking news, commentary and analyses on the subject.

ZTE, the world’s fourth largest telecommunications equipment supplier, sets up crisis team as company faces challenge to meet orders

US export ban affecting ZTE threatens China’s 5G plans

If no new settlement is reached, the seven-year export ban would not only hurt ZTE, China’s largest listed telecommunications equipment manufacturer, but deal a blow to the country’s goal of recasting itself as a leading innovator.