Ajit Pai believes that letting Chinese equipment into 5G wireless networks in the US “would open the door to censorship, surveillance, espionage and other harms”. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s 5G dominance could lead to a ‘dangerous’ internet split with the US, Donald Trump’s FCC chief warns

  • Beijing may aim to use superfast next-generation tech to build a separate, heavily censored internet, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai says
  • ‘We don’t want the internet to be Balkanised,’ he says at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York
Topic |   5G

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Ajit Pai believes that letting Chinese equipment into 5G wireless networks in the US “would open the door to censorship, surveillance, espionage and other harms”. Photo: Bloomberg
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