The US is in tense trade talks with China and has taken steps to restrict its top telecommunications equipment maker, Huawei. Photo. EPA-EFE

China could ‘weaponise cities’ if it controlled 5G networks, retired US general says

  • China will gain a capability for mayhem and mass surveillance, Robert Spalding says in memo
  • Others suppliers will not be able to compete with government-subsidised offerings from Huawei and fellow Chinese gear maker ZTE Corp, he says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The US is in tense trade talks with China and has taken steps to restrict its top telecommunications equipment maker, Huawei. Photo. EPA-EFE
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